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The Power of One: Dr. Erin Matlosz Makes a Difference

May 22, 2019

Dr. Erin Matlosz, psychologist and board certified behavior analyst at BRAINS, was honored with The Power of One award from Autism Support of West Shore (ASWS) this month. Autism Support of West Shore advocates and supports meaningful participation in all aspects of life for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families in West Michigan. Dr. Matlosz was nominated by a client’s family who has been forever changed because of her willingness and ability to help others, especially individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Thank you Erin, for making a world of difference!

Dr. Matlosz is a licensed psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  She specializes in the assessment and treatment of developmental and behavioral disorders in children and adolescents.  She believes in a family-centered approach to treatment and is committed to providing individualized services to meet the needs of each child and family. Dr. Matlosz founded the BRAINS Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program in 2017. ABA therapy focuses on decreasing problem behaviors and identifying functional replacement skills that help a child to be more successful in their environment. Dr. Matlosz is responsible for the program development, staff training, implementation, and supervision of program tutors and ongoing therapy. To learn more about the ABA program at BRAINS, visit

ASWS provides informal social groups for families and those who care for individuals with ASD to meet, eat and share; speaker series and workshops; community family activities for individuals with ASD, parents and siblings; scholarships for qualifying individuals and family for out of pocket cost for therapies, equipment, and services; scholarships for teachers of individuals with ASD for training registration, micro businesses within the school community, and school or transportation equipment; and  resource information (local and state). If you are interested in learning more about ASWS, visit