Erelin Deang is an associate consultant providing in-home direct support to young children diagnosed with autism. She is currently enrolled in graduate training at Southern Illinois University for applied behavior analysis. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology at Loyola University of Chicago. During her undergraduate studies, she worked underneath a social worker writing up therapeutic plans and assessments for patients at a rehabilitation facility. She has been working with children on the spectrum for 3 years, and her professional interests are teaching verbal and communication skills.