About Us

Steven Michalski, M.S. Founder and Director

Steve has been working with children with ASD and their families since 1990.  He received his training at the UCLA Clinic for the Behavioral Treatment of Children (renamed the Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention) and was mentored by O. Ivar Lovaas, Ph.D. and Tristram Smith, Ph.D. from May 1990 to December 1994.  During Steve's 22 years in practice, he has worked with individuals with ASD (ranging from 13 months to 19 years old) at all levels of functioning.  Steve received an M.S. degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. 

Steven Michalski, Founder and Director

Dara Michalski, M.S., Behavioral Consultant

Dara received an M.S. degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.  She began working for Redwood in June 1995.  Prior to her employment with Redwood, Dara worked for a family, under the direction of the UCLA Clinic for the Behavioral Treatment of Children, in Vancouver, B.C., Canada from September 1994 to May 1995.

Dara Michalski, M.S., Behavioral Consultant