Nichole Merz, Developmental Specialist

Nichole earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Allegheny College, followed by a Masters from University of Pittsburgh focusing on Early Intervention with a specialization in Autism.  She began her career providing TSS support in the family home for children with Autism.  She also worked in a Therapuetic Preschool for children with Autism.  As a Service Coordinator, Nichole managed Early Intervention Services but soon found that she loved working more closely with children with Autism.

FAMILY COMMENTS:

 “Nichole and Laura Funk are amazing people who have helped our daughter so much and have really made a difference in our lives.” 

“We feel our therapist, Nichole, was genuinely concerned for our son and ready to help us whenever we expressed a need.”

NICHOLE’S EARLY INTERVENTION REWARD:

“Working with the families and watching the progress children make.”