AdministrationLearn about our team
Vicki Bauer, M.S., BCBA, RMHCI
Learning Center Director and Administrator
The Program Director of the Caladium Learning Center is Vicki Bauer. Ms. Bauer has been a member of Executive Leadership teams for over 17 years in the field of exceptional education, behavioral healthcare and non-profit management. Vicki has extensive experience in the provision of behavioral and educational services to children with autism and related disabilities.
Ms. Bauer holds a Master’s Degree in Management and Human Resources from the University of Central Florida and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has provided clinical and academic services in classroom, residential, and community settings. She began her teaching career in Houston, Texas in the mid-1980’s, migrated to Florida with her family, and studied Behavior Analysis under Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz.
Ms. Bauer’s personal, professional philosophy is to work closely with families of children with autism and related disabilities to provide a learning environment that meets the specific needs of each individual child. Ms. Bauer holds a strong belief that a warm, supportive, nurturing environment will improve the lives of the children and their families by providing the opportunity for children to learn adaptive behavioral, functional and social skills, increase independence, and maintain necessary learning skills. Critical to that mission is the provision of a functional curriculum facilitated by stable, competent and well-supported clinicians. Ms. Bauer ’s passion lies in providing a supportive, behaviorally anchored environment in which children like to learn, make friends, and become confident in themselves, their relationships, and their ability to function in the world.
Rohini Torres, M.Ed., BCaBA
Learning Center Assistant Director
Rohini Torres, M.Ed., BCaBA, is the Assistant Director of the Caladium Learning Center. Rohini was instrumental in the development and establishment of the center in August, 2015.
Rohini has worked with children for over ten years, obtaining certification in Behavior Analysis as an Associate Behavior Analyst, and specializing in work with autistic and special needs children. Rohini has an educational background in Early Childhood and Development from the University of Central Florida, and recently obtained her Master’s Degree in Curriculum Instruction from the American College of Education. She is currently seeking full certification in Behavior Analysis and is enrolled in the Doctoral program of Educational Leadership at the American College of Education. Rohini is a member of the governing board of the Association for Behavior Analysis of Brevard.
Rohini shares her passion for making a positive difference in the lives of children with special needs with the staff and supporters of the Caladium Learning Center on a daily basis. Her leadership and dedication to ensuring the provision of a supportive, nurturing, individually designed learning environment continue to inspire and motivate therapists and staff.
Clinical Director, Orlando
Megan Compton specializes in verbal behavior and has years of experience working with adolescents and adults across the spectrum of development delays. Megan is passionate about designing and implementing creative programs specific to individual’s needs and incorporating parent training to reinforce the programs across settings.
Megan was introduced to early intervention services at the age of 5. For 8 years, Megan’s parents welcomed over 40 foster children into their home. Her new “brothers and sisters’ often required intensive therapy services, and it was during this time she witnessed the positive outcomes of early intervention.
Megan earned her Bachelors in Psychology & Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology. She is passionate about helping individuals reach their full potential through the application of behavioral science techniques such as shaping and positive reinforcement. Megan understand the importance of working with other therapists, specialists, and parents to help each child reach his or her full potential.
Megan is recently married and in her free time, she loves going to performances at theDoctor Philips Center. She and her husband have seasons tickets to Orlando City games and enjoy hanging out in the back yard with their two Sulcata Tortoises, Murdock & Meadow.