Meet the Staff

Adam Dreyfus, Director

Adam comes to the Sarah Dooley Center for Autism after serving the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Technical Assistance Associate at VCU’s Autism Center for Excellence.
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Quadon McCullough

Quadon McCullough, Director of Program Operations

Quadon has been working with individuals with disabilities since 2008. She first began her journey in upstate New York where she worked for Cerebral Palsy Rochester.
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Darius Bradshaw

Darius Bradshaw, Behavior Interventionist

Darius first worked in a residential group setting before joining the Sarah Dooley Center for Autism as a classroom counselor and becoming a behavior interventionist.
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Shaneka Branch

Shaneka Branch, Speech Language Pathologist

Before beginning at Sarah Dooley in 2019, Shaneka worked in public schools, assisted living/long-term care facilities, and home health.
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Theresa Burke, Education Coordinator

Theresa came to the Sarah Dooley Center from Autism from Rochester, NY. She holds a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Roberts Wesleyan College.
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Craig Coles, Treatment Specialist

Craig has worked with children, adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities and psychiatric disorders since 1991.
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Elisha Heise, Education Coordinator

Elisha completed her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership in 2019. She started her career in public elementary school and has worked with students of all ages with a wide range of abilities.
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Brittany Leggett, BCBA

Brittany is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with experience working with individuals with autism and related disorders between the ages of 15 months and 38 years of age.
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Kasey O'Neill

Kasey O’Neill, BCBA

Kasey began working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis in 2014. In 2020, he received his board certification and became licensed to practice in the state of Virginia.
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Tyler Neukirk

Tyler Neukirk, Behavior Interventionist

Tyler began at SDCA as a counselor in 2018, then became an instructional assistant and is now a behavior interventionist.
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Courtney Preston

Courtney Preston, Compliance Case Manager

Courtney received her B.S. in Psychology from Old Dominion University and has worked with individuals with intellectual and developmental ages 5 to 75.
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Hollie Rhodes, BCBA

Hollie holds a Masters of Teaching in Early Childhood Special Education and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in 2018.
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Sunshine Selby

Sunshine Selby, Speech Language Pathologist

Sunshine has 15 years of professional experience working with kids with disabilities ranging from ages 2-22.
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Recent News

Adam Dreyfus

SDCA Senior Director Adam Dreyfus appointed to Virginia Board of Education Special Education Advisory Committee

Adam Dreyfus, Senior Director of the Sarah Dooley Center for Autism at St. Joseph's Villa, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Education’s State Special Education Advisory Committee.

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SDCA life skills

Life Skills: A Vital Part of Autism Education

All children, including children with autism, can develop the essential life skills that equip them to live happy and fulfilled lives. With life skills, children learn how to care for

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Autism Heart

The Autism Puzzle Piece Design

When you visit the new building at the Sarah Dooley Center for Autism, you’ll walk into a place that’s designed specifically to provide autism therapy and conduct research. Every inch

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