He thinks about
"challenging behaviors" differently
Nate's brain-based approach is unique and allows for us to value a person's brain regardless of who they are. He helps parents and professionals understand the complex demands of everyday situations, allowing us to problem-solve alternative support strategies.
... values neurodivergence
... meets the person where they are at
... focuses on connection & safety over compliance and "normal" behaviors
Nate guides those supporting neurodivergent people put proactive supports in place.
This helps with everyday interactions, processing information, and improving emotional regulation.
Cognitive Supports are not "quick and easy".
It is an advanced framework that takes practice on everyone's part.
Education / Experience / InterestsNate learned what he knows in the way his brain learns best: experience
Bachelor's of Business AdministrationWarner Pacific College; Portland, OR
12 years of experience in Developmental DisabilitiesNate has experience working with all developmental disabilities, including Autism and intellectual disabilty
12 years of experience working with foster childrenCustomize your settings to fit your workflow
NeurodivergenceNate struggles with disability caused by executive dysfunction.
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