Maira Saeed BCBA®, IBA®, Ph.D. Student ABA
ABA Unit Manager
Languages Spoken: English and Urdu
Education: Master of Science in Psychology
Master Of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis
Maira Rifat Saeed is a Board-certified behavior analyst (BCBA®) and an International Behavior Analyst (IBA®). She has a master’s in psychology from Middlesex University (Dubai) and a master’s in applied Behavior Analysis from Bay Path University (U.S.A). Maira is pursuing her Ph.D. in ABA at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (U.S.A). She is also a CE provider for the IBAO board.
With more than 13 years of experience in the field of applied behavior analysis and working with individuals on the autism spectrum, language delay, ADHD, and Down syndrome, Angelman syndrome (ages 18 months to 17 years), Maira is skilled at managing multiple projects simultaneously with a positive attitude and excellent at communication and collaborating with other paraprofessionals (School counselors, LSA, Doctors, SLP, OT, Psychologist). She clearly understands her role as a behavior analyst who believes in empowering therapists, parents, and teachers/LSA with the necessary skills to benefit their knowledge and positively impact the client's overall progress.
During her career, Maira has worked with over 60 families and has reintegrated more than 30 children into mainstream schools. Maira Saeed is also a Telehealth consultant and has successfully trained several therapists and parents (in person & Via-telehealth) on different behavior reduction procedures, collecting ABC data, managing problem behavior, implementing Verbal behavior protocol, toilet training, daily living skills (wash–dry hands & face, taking a bath, drying body). Other skills that Maira has successfully provided three girls with ASD training on menstruation and taught several clients how to use self-management strategies, functional math skills, reading, and writing.
Maira used self-management strategies to make a significant difference in her lifestyle. Using the self-management strategy, Maira lost more than 62 kilos of body weight. https://www.gulftoday.ae/opinion/2021/06/03/never-say-never
Maira continues to disseminate the science of Applied behavior analysis by participating in panel discussions, staying up to date with research, and giving presentations on advanced topics in ABA in the U.A.E and the U.S.A.