Lynne Thibodeau is a mother, wife, and advocate for persons with autism. She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst and is a parent co-founder and the Executive and Clinical Director of Spectrum Intervention Group, a centre in Ottawa, Ontario. Spectrum, http://spectrumig.com/, is a registered charity that delivers applied behaviour analysis services to persons with autism ages 2 to 21. She has been working with persons with autism for over 16 years supervising home-based and centre-based programs providing clinical supervision, staff training, and consultative services. She has created, developed, and presented numerous training workshops to parents, agencies, school boards and other professionals on various topics related to autism and applied behaviour analysis.