How It All Started

Spectrum of Hope was founded by a mother who felt lost after her son was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. After learning about the disorder, Casey did everything she could to help her son and fell in love with ABA therapy. She strives to continue to learn, to grow, and to help others in the community to access effective, evidence-based treatment. 

She has been in the field of ABA since 2010. She graduated from Kaplan University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, graduated from Kaplan University in 2014 with a master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2015. 

She specializes in early intervention, parent training, IEP development and consultation, verbal behavior, pivotal response training, behavior reduction, social skills training, self-help and independent living skills, natural environment teaching and discrete trial teaching. Spectrum of Hope serves individuals from the age of 18 months to 18 years old and is in-network with Tricare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Georgia Medicaid.

Our Staff

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Casey Ayer, Ms, bcba

Casey Ayer is the clinical director and owner of Spectrum of Hope. She is a board certified behavior analyst and has been working in the field since 2010. She continues to help those in the local community through advocacy, education, and direct ABA services. Her mission is to provide the very best ABA treatment in Southeast Georgia and to partner with others to continue to promote awareness and acceptance of autism.

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Amanda Welch

Amanda  lives in Ludowici and  is currently enrolled in a master's programs for Applied Behavioral Analysis. She became an RBT (Registered Behavior Technician) in April of 2019. She is very passionate about ABA and making a difference in the lives of children.  She is  motivated to continue to learn and grow in the field of ABA. 

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Sarah Miller

Sarah was born and raised in Southern California and has lived in Southeast Georgia for the last year. She started by caring for children with special needs at a young age and that turned into a position in the field providing ABA services. She is excited about working with families to make a positive impact on their lives.