Tanya Kutukdjian, ATHS/ATSCP
Tanya graduated with a Master’s in Assistive Technology and Human Services from the California State University of Northridge in 2014. She earned her interdisciplinary B.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences, Linguistics, and Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Tanya has over 10 years of experience in the field of Special Education. She has worked with children with special needs in the areas of behavior management, academics, social skills, and speech & language. She has a graduate certificate in Behavior Intervention for Autism through the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. She is also experienced with providing services and assessments for assistive technology and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), pragmatic organization dynamic display (PODD), applied behavior analysis (ABA), response to intervention (RTI), discrete trial training (DTT), and other behavioral therapies. Through her education and experience in the field, Tanya is able to support children, their families, and staff with meeting their needs, using various assistive technology tools.
Nathan Swett, ATACP/ATP
Nathan graduated with his Master’s in Special Education Mild to Moderate from the University of San Diego in 2012. Nathan is also a certified practitioners from California State University, Northridge (CSUN) with a Assistive Technology Applications Certificate Program degree (ATACP) and from the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA) with a Assistive Technology Professional Certification (ATP). Nathan extensive experience includes assistive technology (AT), augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), specialized academic instructional (SAI), response to intervention (RTI), and informal/formal assessments. His thorough understanding of technology and his audio-visual experience allows him to provide creative solutions for individuals with disabilities and schools. The fact that Nathan has overcome learning disabilities himself, gives him personal insight into the struggles of the learning challenged. Nate has his own company sweATech and is also affiliated with Assistive Ware, University of San Diego and Specialized Therapy Services.