Kasey Bedard, Ph.D.,
Dr. Bedard is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level and has over eight years of experience in the field. Dr. Bedard specializes in Prader-Willi Syndrome, and is the founder and lab director at the TCSPP PWS & ABA research lab which aims to further behavior analytic research aimed at supporting individuals with PWS and their families.
Dr. Bedard has devoted her professional career to working with children and adults with PWS and their families. In addition, she is an ardent supporter of early intervention for children with complex behavioral needs, and a powerful ally for helping secure ABA services for these children.
Dr. Bedard firmly believes in individualized, person-centered interventions to promote meaningful, lasting change. Her passion and creativity make her a strong advocate for the individuals she serves.
Destiny Pacha, Ed.D.
Dr. Pacha has 20 years of experience in the public education system. She has held many roles, including general education teacher, special education teacher, behavior specialist, inclusion facilitator, RtI/MTSS coordinator, Local Educational Agency (LEA), and exceptional student education specialist.
She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and ESOL Endorsement from the University of Central Florida. Wanting to understand the legal, financial, and administrative side of the school system, she pursued her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from UCF.
Her passion for working with students with varying exceptionalities and their families became her personal and professional mission, which led her to return to UCF to earn her Doctor of Education with a concentration in Special Education in 2015. Since then, she has continued her professional career in education, supporting students, staff, and families through the IEP/EP/504 process.