Applied Behavioral Services provides educational placements and clinical services for students with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays. Grounded in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy, children and young adults 3-22 have access to full treatment interventions, including one-on-one support. Its education services, clinical services, and hybrid services are tailored to each student, client, and family, and led by a holistic team of educators, behavior analysts, and support staff. Located on three campuses throughout Ohio, Applied Behavioral Services has served the Ohio community since 1999.

Our Roles

Behavior Technician / Registered Behavior Technician Roles

Our Behavior Technicians play a vital role in the lives of our students. They teach, mentor, guide, and help our students discover a world of new possibilities. You will play an integral role in the success of our students while overseeing the classroom and instruction.

Support Roles

Our support staff work collaboratively with Behavior Technicians and licensed professionals to fulfill the individual curriculum and self-care needs of the students, while implementing behavioral plans and protocols. You will be instrumental in students’ success by supporting, guiding, and helping to educate our students.

Licensed Professionals

Our licensed professionals provide a variety of services for our students, depending on our students’ needs. Our team members include Behavior Analysts, Behavior Analyst Assistants, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Music Therapists, and more. You will teach our students the skills and strategies to help them thrive and manage their needs.

At a glance

Team Members

Cincinnati, Dayton, West Chester


Emily Blewitt

Regional Vice President, Operations

Emily Blewitt is Regional Vice President of Operations for Applied Behavioral Services in Ohio. Emily oversees all three locations in Southwest Ohio. She has nearly 20 years of experience with ABS, working her way from Behavior Technician, to Supervisor, and then Director at the Cincinnati location.

One of my favorite quotes by Dr. Ivar Lovaas says, “If they can’t learn the way we teach, we teach the way they learn”. This quote embodies the way I feel Applied Behavioral Services honors each student and their strengths, not their deficits.

Jill Blanchard

Senior Vice President, Operations

Dr. Jill Blanchard is the Senior Vice President of Operations for New Story in Ohio. In this role, she oversees all five New Story Schools in the state, ensuring strong operational and growth strategies. Jill has a wealth of experience and expertise, with over two decades of K-12 educator and school administrator roles. Prior to joining New Story, Jill served as the Regional Vice President of ACCEL Schools, which provides oversight of a network of charter schools in Columbus, Ohio. She served in various roles including teacher and principal and won the Teacher of the Year award in 2002.

“I strongly believe in the incredible role education plays in helping each student not only achieve their goals, but also understand that they matter.”


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