Dr. Matthew Riley Named Executive Director of the May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Randolph, Mass.
– Matthew Riley, Psy.D., BCBA, has joined May Institute as the Executive Director of the May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Randolph, Mass. The national nonprofit serves individuals across the lifespan with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurobehavioral disorders, and other special needs.
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Prior to joining May Institute, Dr. Riley served as the Executive Director of an approved private school in Pennsylvania serving students diagnosed with ASD ages 5-21. He has over 13 years of experience working with individuals with a variety of special needs in residential, public, and non-public school settings, and in private homes.
Dr. Riley’s areas of expertise include the assessment and treatment of challenging behavior, skill development, and system-wide implementation of the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS).
“I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Riley to our growing team,” said Ivy Chong, Ph.D., BCBA-D, M.B.A., May Institute’s Senior Vice President of Children’s Services. “Having him join May Institute in the role of Executive Director during this unprecedented time is incredible. Dr. Riley’s expertise, experience, and energy are a phenomenal addition to the school.”
Dr. Riley received his master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from West Chester University, and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Immaculata University. A Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), he has served as adjunct faculty at Immaculata University, teaching coursework in school psychology with a focus on assessment of children and adolescents. In addition, he has presented at many conferences and workshops including the Chester County Countywide Inservice Day, Pennsylvania Psychological Association, and in various school districts.
About May Institute
May Institute is a nonprofit organization that is a national leader in the field of applied behavior analysis, serving individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and neurobehavioral disorders, and other special needs. Founded more than 65 years ago, we provide a wide range of exceptional educational and rehabilitative services across the lifespan. For more information, call 800.778.7601 or visit www.mayinstitute.org.