Jacqueline Godwin was lucky enough to find her passion for working with children in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis while completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Rhode Island in 2003. After continuing in the field as an ABA therapist and later as an ABA consultant, Jacquie graduated from St. Cloud State University with her Masters of Science in Behavior Analysis and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2010. Upon joining the collaborative team at Foundations for Growing in 2016, Jacquie continues to use her field experience to implement evidence-based practices to those children and families with whom she has the privilege to work.
Heather Majtyka found her passion for Occupational Therapy through working with her son who was diagnosed with Autism at the age of 34 months. With a bachelor degree in Psychology and Business from the Pennsylvania State University, Heather returned to pursue a Master in Occupational Therapy at Temple University. In addition to working with children with Autism and other developmental disabilities in a private clinic setting, Heather also had the good fortune of spending 7 years supporting preterm infants in NICU and following them home for Early Intervention. Heather has experience with working with individuals of all ages in hospital, outpatient, home, and private practice settings. In 2013, Heather opened Foundations for Growing private practice with the goal of creating a center in which children and families can receive the highest quality, evidence based, collaborative care to ensure successful outcomes. As a complement to her practice, Heather utilizes her advanced certifications in the Tomatis Method, DIR Floortime method,Interactive Metronome, and many others, to enhance the therapeutic process for each individual child. Heather believes in meeting each child where they are to celebrate their strengths and to build a foundation for growing.