Team Members

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Ginger Glenn Wells

Ginger Glenn WellsGinger Glenn Wells, MSW
Special Projects Coordinator
(405) 271-7476
ginger-wells@ouhsc.edu
 

Education:
MSW, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma- 1986
BA, Social Welfare, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas-1979
 

Grants / Contracts:
Special Projects Coordinator-ConnectedKids Research Project-Training parents to use developmental and behavioral strategies with their children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
 

Service:
Ginger joined the Oklahoma Autism Network in October, 2011. She has worked with families touched by disability for the past 24 years through the SoonerStart Early Intervention Program as a Transition Resource Coordinator and the Oklahoma Infant Transition Program as a social worker in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. While with SoonerStart, Ginger coordinated early intervention services for children age 2yrs to 3yrs and assisted the family and child in transitioning to community programs following EI services. Ginger has also worked as the Parent Aide Coordinator and parent group leader for parents court ordered into parenting classes with the Parents Assistance Center. Prior work also includes Social Worker with Child Protective Services through the Oklahoma Department of Human Services and elementary age caseworker at the United Methodist Children’s Home in Tahlequah, OK.  Ginger is the project coordinator for the ConnectedKids and ConnectedFamilies programs.  She is the primary point of contact for both programs and provides service coordination for families in the ConnectedKids program.  She provides training and technical assistance to families, with an emphasis on supporting families to access services through their local public school and other state programs. 
 

Research Interest:

  • Autism
  • Parent Advocacy
  • Inclusion
  • Early intervention
  • IEP process

Aubrey Ralstin

Aubrey Ralstin, MEd, BCBA, LBA
Behavior Analyst
(405) 271-7476
aubrey-ralstin@ouhsc.edu
 

Education:

M.Ed., Special Education, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 2016

B.S., Biology, Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, OK, 2012
 

Societies and Organizations

Member, Standard Celeration Society
 

Service:

Aubrey Ralstin is a behavior analyst for the Oklahoma Autism Network (OAN) in the Lee Mitchener Tolbert Center for Developmental Disabilities and Autism. She has worked with families and individuals with disabilities since 2012, and was a research assistant for the ConnectedKids program, a parent training program for parents of young children with autism. Aubrey provides service to support students and teachers in the classroom through contracted services with Norman Public Schools. She also provides training through the OAN for families and professionals.
 

Research Interest:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Parent Training in Developmental and Behavioral Strategies
  • Early Intervention
  • Naturalistic Behavior Interventions
  • Precision Teaching
  • Early-childhood inclusion programs
  • Developmental Disabilities