About Us

At Stepping Stones Autism Center we use evidenced based treatments based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.  We implement these services through Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Registered Behavior Technicians and Behavior Technicians.  We have provided in-home therapy for over two years  and are now offering services in the clinical setting at Stepping Stones Autism Center in Oxford Michigan.

Deanna Hayden M.Ed., BCBA

Deanna is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who received her B.A from Wayne State University in Elementary Education with a concentration in Cognitive Impairments in 2003.  She received her M.Ed. in Learning Disabilities from Wayne State University in 2008. Deanna pursued a graduate certificate in Autism with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis which she completed in 2013.  Deanna has experience working with children aged 3 to 26 in a variety of settings including elementary, middle, high school and adult transition services. Deanna is also a lecturer at Oakland University and teaches courses in ethics to students in the BCBA program and treatment planning in the BCaBA program.  

Kyle Rhein
M.A., BCBA

Kyle is a Board Certified Behavior Analysts who received her B.S. in Special Education with a concentration in Cognitive Impairments in 2005.  She received her M.A.T. in Reading and Language Arts from Oakland University in year 2008. She earned a certificate in Autism in 2010 in from Oakland University.  Her passion for working with children with Autism lead to her pursuing a graduate certificate in Autism with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2013. Kyle has worked with early childhood and elementary students for 10 years.  Kyle is also a lecturer at Oakland University and Wayne State University and teaches courses in research to students in the BCBA program and foundations of Applied Behavior Analysis in the BCaBA program at Oakland University.

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