Our Staff

Shannon O'Brien

Executive Director

Gillian Dobson

Employment Counsellor


Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

University of New Brunswick

Students from the Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis program (UNB) work as a behavioral assistants under the Social Skills Program. Autism Connections Fredericton is a primary practicum setting for C-ABA program.

Participants 2022-2023

Dr. Michael Palmer

Program Director

Dr. Michael Palmer is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the Doctoral level (BCBA-D) and is the Director of the Certificate in Applied Behaviour Analysis Program at the University of New Brunswick. He supervises students in the Skills Program and is working to increase access to quality, compassionate, and competent supports.


Bailey Lemieux

Behavioural Assistant


Autism Connections Fredericton acts as a setting of internship for students from the Fredericton area. ARTS 3000 - 4000 is one of the programs that is run by the University of New Brunswick. This program allows students from various fields to gain valuable experience working with the non-profit organizations.