Ryan received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology and his Master’s in Occupational Therapy from Springfield College in 2009. He has been serving students with autism since 2008 and began working at Crossroads in 2009. In 2014, he received a Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from Endicott College. Ryan has also presented his research at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy conference.
Since joining Crossroads, Ryan established a strong Vocational Department, which includes partnerships with 14 local businesses and organizations to provide our students with essential job skills. In 2015, Ryan was recognized by the Massachusetts Association of Occupational Therapy as the Outstanding Practitioner of the Year. Ryan most enjoys the collaboration between families and Crossroads to promote independence and skill acquisition.
In his free time, Ryan enjoys trail running and spending time with his family.