Sarah Frampton, M.A., BCBA
Director of Skill Acquisition

In her role as Director of Skill Acquisition, Ms. Frampton works with May Institute’s clinical leadership team to use the science and practice of behavior analysis to increase meaningful communication, social interaction, and the development of language with individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.

She assists the team in leading trainings and overseeing the implementation of applied behavior analysis specifically in the area of applied verbal behavior. Ms. Frampton also works with the clinical team to develop behavior analytic assessments and interventions for use across May Institute, including in all May Center schools, adult services programs, early intervention programs, and in consultative work in schools. In addition, she is contributing to the development of a verbal behavior curriculum for use across all May services.

A Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Ms. Frampton is currently enrolled in the doctoral program in Behavior Analysis at Simmons College. She holds a master’s degree in Special Education from California State University.

Ms. Frampton came to May Institute from the Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, where she created, supervised, and monitored behavior analytic interventions for individuals with ASD. In 2016, she won the Researcher of the Year Award from the Marcus Autism Center’s Language and Learning Clinic.

She has published more than a dozen articles and presented numerous papers and posters on teaching generative language skills to individuals with disabilities.