Jessica  Minahan

Jessica Minahan

Jessica Minahan is a board certified behavior analyst and special educator who serves as the Director of Behavioral Services at NESCA-Newton (MA) (Neuropsychology & Education Services for Children and Adolescents), as well as a school consultant to client’s nationwide ( With over sixteen years of experience supporting students who exhibit challenging behavior in urban public school systems, Jennifer recently published The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students with Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors (Harvard Education Press, 2014). A book that follows her previous work, co-edited with Nancy Rappaport, The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students (Harvard Education Press, 2012). She is an adjunct professor at Boston University and a blogger on The Huffington Post. (@jessica_minahan)