Phone: 512-986-7625


2205 S. Bagdad Rd.

Leander, Tx 78641

ABA SpectrumTherapy 

Creating Connections...​Inspiring possibilities

Kelsey Wood

Michelle Martinez

B.S., Registered Behavior Technician

Michelle received a B.S. in Psychology in 2011 from Troy University.  After graduation, she worked as a behavior therapist in Clarksville, TN.  In 2013, she moved to Texas and worked as a behavior technician while taking Applied Behavior Analysis courses at the University of North Texas.  Michelle joined the ABA Spectrum team in August 2017, and expects to sit for her BCaBA exam in 2019.

Amanda Cordero

​Registered Behavior Technician

Renee Troxler


Renee graduated from Texas State University with her M.Ed. in special education in 2015, with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis.  She has been a practicing BCBA since 2016. 

Renee has worked with individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities in a variety of settings.  Before coming to ABA Spectrum in August 2018, Renee was a BCBA as a small private school for children with autism in New York City.  In her free time, Renee enjoys reading, movies, exercise, and spending time with family and friends.

Ashlee McBride

B.S., Behavior Technician

Casey Garza

B.A., Registered Behavior Technician

Michelle Khatwani, M.S., BCBA

Owner / Clinical Director

Michelle is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and special education teacher who has worked with children with special needs, including those on the Autism Spectrum, since 1999.  While attending the University of Texas at Austin, she worked with children with severe medical and developmental disabilities from ages 0 to 3 with Travis County MHMR, developing curriculum lessons and handling the medical needs of the children.

​Since 2000, Michelle has been a special education teacher in Leander Independent School District and has worked with children on the Autism Spectrum.  She has conducted functional behavior assessments, assessed students using the ABLLS and VB-MAPP, and developed interventions for students based on the curriculum.  During this time, Michelle has also supported parents as an in-home therapist to help facilitate generalization of skills from school to home.

​Michelle also provides supervision for BCBA/BCaBA candidates and ongoing supervision for BCaBAs.


Jennifer Saavedra, M.Ed., BCBA

Owner / Executive Director

Since 2001, Jennifer has been using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to teach children and young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities in home, school and community settings.  While attending Texas State University, Jennifer was an in-home therapist for families with responsibilities from curriculum development to treatment management and school consultations.  She was also a special education teacher for children with autism and currently works as an autism specialist in the public schools.

As a consulting behavior analyst, Jennifer specializes in teaching children with autism and other developmental disabilities beginning communication to conversation and social language skills; pre-academic and academic skills; and social skills.  She also enjoys teaching others about effective teaching procedures, the science of Applied Behavior Analysis, and program development and management.  Jennifer is able to teach others through workshops for educators and parents and as an Academic Associate at Arizona State University.

Jennifer also provides supervision for BCBA/BCaBA candidates and ongoing supervision for BCaBAs.