Our Team

Lauren Long, MA, BCBA, CYC-A

Co-Founder & Executive Director

Lauren is the co-founder and Executive Director of Full Spectrum. Lauren is a 2019 Journey Fellow and has worked with children in a variety of settings; including summer camps, schools, DCS, and ABA therapy programs. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of West Florida and M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University.  Lauren is passionate about autistic advocacy and supporting the anti-ableist movement for ABA reform. She is an avid, self-proclaimed yogi and lover of all things outdoors. In her free time, Lauren enjoys traveling, creating art, practicing drums and spending time with her 2 year-old daughter.

Joaquin Orozco, M.S.

Co-Founder & Director of Operations

Joaquin is the co-founder and Director of Operations of Full Spectrum. He is a proud Indiana State University Sycamore, where he obtained both his Bachelors and Masters degrees. He is also a 2011 alumni of the Journey Fellowship for youth workers. Joaquin has spent the entirety of his career working with children and adults with a wide array of needs, from developmental and intellectual disabilities to mental health and addiction. He is a passionate supporter of the Person-Centered individualized treatment movement in Indiana. Along with working full time and teaching at Ivy Tech in Lafayette, Joaquin enjoys being active, traveling to new cities, and tending to his ever-growing collection of house plants.

Ophelia (Layla) Weir, RBT

Trainer/ Program Manager

Hello – I’m Layla! I have been an RBT for over three years. I am currently in school for Applied Behavior Analysis. I am passionate about Autism advocacy and ensuring that each child is heard and celebrated as they are. Each child is completely unique and incredible in their own way. I am married with a two year old son. I also have two dogs and a cat! I enjoy listening to podcasts, reading, and writing. I am so proud to be a part of Full Spectrum and so excited about this journey. 💛

Kayla Harshbarger

Office Manager

Kayla is the office manager for Full Spectrum and has over ten years of experience working with both children and adults diagnosed with ASD and IDD. She also serves as Chairperson for the Human Rights Committee for Supportive Behavior Services. Kayla’s passion for this field has been continuously growing since her junior year of high school when she began volunteering in the special needs classroom. “Having the opportunity to make a positive impact helping these individuals grow, explore, master and gain skills as well as accomplish goals and discover independence is so rewarding and brings me so much joy”, Kayla stated. She is grateful and proud to have the opportunity to be a part of Full Spectrum’s team and cannot wait to see all of the wonderful things this team will do. Kayla is a proud dog mom to three Boston Terriers, Piper, Winston and Bailey and works full time at a veterinary clinic with plans of continuing her education in behavior management. She enjoys listening to podcasts, reading, traveling, crafting with her cricut and learning ASL.

Caitlin Martin, MS, CCC-SLP Speech Therapist

Caitlin is a national certified and state licensed speech-language pathologist. She has been working with children with autism for 6+ years in a variety of settings. Her previous experiences include working in autism centers as an ABA therapist and speech therapist. She incorporates AAC, reading, and imaginative play into her therapy sessions. Caitlin specializes in autism diagnostics and currently works part-time in the Riley Developmental Medicine department. She also owns Better Together Speech Therapy, LLC where she contracts with Full Spectrum ABA Therapy, LLC to provide speech and language services.

In her free time, Caitlin enjoys playing house and reading with her two children. She is an avid reader and is part of her neighborhood book club. Caitlin loves unique plants and takes care of 100+ houseplants. She has a special place in her heart for Spain where she has spent time as a childcare provider and student. She speaks proficient Spanish and has 5+ years working with Spanish-speaking clients.

Destiny Kisling, RBT

My name is Destiny, I’m a Taurus. I’m so happy to be with Full Spectrum, and hope to always help change lives for the better and grow with this amazing group. I have two dogs, a bearded dragon and three fish. I enjoy gardening, playing in the rain, camping and other outdoor activities. I play alto saxophone and piano but am hoping to learn more. I enjoy movie nights at home or the theater but a good book will always be the best.

Kara Riley, Behavior Technician

Kara is a part time RBT with Full Spectrum. Full time, she works as a Program Coordinator at a nonprofit in Indianapolis that mentors and educates youth. Kara has an extensive background working with nonprofits that began when she served two terms in AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps. Through her service with AmeriCorps, Kara was awarded the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for completing 4000+ hours of community service across the United States and the Silver Congressional Award. Following her service, she has had experience in working with youth service bureaus, mental and behavioral health centers, and substance use treatment and recovery centers. In her free time, Kara enjoys being outdoors, reading nonfiction and doing yoga

Scott Keith, BA, RBT

Scott is overjoyed to be a behavior technician at Full Spectrum.  After dabbling in music therapy and psychology, Scott ultimately graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in theater.  He believes in the transformative and therapeutic magic of the arts.  Providing care to loved ones with autism has given him an appreciation for the unique obstacles families face, and he is committed to fighting the stigma people with special needs battle daily. After studying and traveling all over the globe, Scott is proud to call Waynetown his home, and resides there with his family, including his new French Bulldog baby!  Scott’s hobbies include meditation, gardening, gaming, and cloud watching.

Hannah Abraham, RBT

My name is Hannah and I’m super excited to be here! I have primarily worked with individuals diagnosed with I/DD who are in high school during college and then started a career in it after. I graduated from Cornerstone University in May of 2020! Outside of work, I run a cookie business and love to bake, hang out with my fiancé, and talk to my nephew!

Paige Knowling, Behavior Technician

My name is Paige Knowling and I am a full time college student at Herron School of Art & Design pursuing a degree in Photography! I have worked with children a lot in the past in high school and my first two years of college while studying Elementary Education and Special Education. I have always loved being around kids and teaching. In my free time I like to craft, do photography, hang out with my two dogs Jerzi and Jax, be outside, and spend time with family!

Katharyn Sabens, BA, Behavior Technician

I’m Katharyn and I recently graduated college at IUPUI. I have no idea what my future holds, but I am enjoying learning ABA therapy techniques while bonding with our amazing kiddos. Spending time with family and friends fills my life. My boyfriend and his 3-year-old son keep me on my toes, always. I look forward to working within the community I grew up in and making a difference

Shaylin Bays-Rector, Behavior Technician

Hi, I’m Shay! I’m a lucky mom to three. My husband and our family live in Crawfordsville. As a family, we enjoy trips to the park, swimming, and spending time with our extended family. I grew up in southern Indiana in a rural setting. I enjoy being outdoors, meeting new people, and challenging myself to learn new things. I can’t wait to meet you!

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