Lauren graduated from Simmons University in 2000 with a Masters in Intensive Special Education, receiving a license in Special Education. From there, Lauren graduated from Simmons University in 2002 with an EdS, Educational Specialist Degree in Behavior Analysis, and became Board Certified in Behavior Analyst in 2002. Lauren spent much of her career devoted to the practice of Behavior Analysis in treatment of severe problem behavior, research and curriculum development in adult services and public school consultation. Lauren has contributed to the field with publication in a scholarly journal and numerous presentations at conferences. More recently, Lauren became a Certified Brain Injury Specialist.