Monica has a passion for helping kids with special needs reach their highest potential. She has a fourteen-year-old son with autism, and she found this passion through him. Monica received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Cornell University. After receiving her MBA from Ohio State University, she worked in consulting. After her son was diagnosed with autism, she returned to school and received her MA in Psychology specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She is now a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and is excited to be working with the Special Strong team to integrate structure and behavior therapy to fitness classes.