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Meet Sarah!

Meet Sarah Danowski, A.A., B.S.

Sarah has both an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts

and a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education/Special Education from East Stroudsburg University. Since 2007, she has been working as an autistic support classroom assistant in the North Penn School District where she supports the classroom teacher with day to day activities and provides support to students directly as well. Some of her other roles include:

  • Implementation of students IEP (Individualized Education Plan)

  • Provide students with necessary instruction to accomplish academic, social, and life skills

  • Provide students with structure and management techniques as directed by classroom teacher

  • Preparation of classroom materials: create data sheets, behavioral plans, manage student files

  • Coordinate with general education teachers regarding students inclusive schedule

Other duties and responsibilities

Liaison between Principal and support staffOrganize and hold Bi-Annual meetings between         support staff and administration regarding concerns of support staff

  • Attend classes with student to collect and record daily instructional information presented by teacher. Information is then typed and submitted to case manager on a daily basis.

Since 2007, Sarah has also worked as an ABA/VB-Applied Behavior Analysis/Verbal Behavior Therapist, providing individualized at home support to children with disabilities. Other responsibilities include:

  • Implementation of clients’ IEPs (Individualized Education Plan) and home team goals including: Social Skills/ Peer Interaction, Behavior Plans, Self Advocacy, Natural Environment Training, Academics, Activities of Daily Living, Parent Support

  • Training of new therapists- Acclimating new therapist to behavioral protocol, data collection and program requirements

  • Organizing and maintaining client progress data

  • Attending monthly team meetings to present and review clients’ data with therapists, supervisors and parents

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