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Developmental Disability Agency (DDA) Staff

Denisse Ruiz<br><span style="font-size:18px;">Clinical Supervisor</span>

Denisse Ruiz
Clinical Supervisor

Denisse is the Clinical Supervisor for Access Living’s Children's Developmental Disabilities Agency (DDA). She manages the matching of clients to the interventionist that will best fit their needs. She is the liaison to new families who are interested in DDA services and, along with managing the operation, she spends some of her time working one-on-one with children clients. She has been working in behavior intervention since 2019. Denisse has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Dominican University in River Forest, IL. She grew up in Chicago and enjoys hiking, exploring Idaho, traveling, and gardening.
Chelsea Smith<br><span style="font-size:18px;">Intervention Professional</span>

Chelsea Smith
Intervention Professional

Chelsea is an experienced behavior interventionist who has been working with kids on behaviors since 2019. Working with kids with disabilities and behaviors is a passion of Chelsea’s. She loves to see how they grow as a person and become more successful. She is currently working toward gaining her supervision hours to qualify for the board certified Behavior Certification to continue to grow as a provider. She has completed the Applied Behavior Analysis certifications and she has a Master’s in Developmental Psychology with a concentration in Children and Adolescents from Walden University. Outside of work, Chelsea enjoys crafting, farming, gardening, and hunting.
Amanda Roberts-Peterson<br><span style="font-size:18px;">Intervention Specialist</span>

Amanda Roberts-Peterson
Intervention Specialist

Amanda is an intervention specialist who has been working with children for many years. After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Art in 1994, Amanda has worked for Boise Group Homes, was a teacher for HeadStart, acted as a liaison for Klamath tribe and public school system, and has worked as a paraeducator for a charter school. In her free time, Amanda likes to spend time with her four children and two grandchildren.
David Mosquera<br><span style="font-size:18px;">Intervention Specialist</span>

David Mosquera
Intervention Specialist

David has been working in the intervention field since 2020. He strives to act as a good male role-model and prides himself in providing an upbeat and sociable experience for his clients. He likes to add physical activity into his sessions when appropriate to accelerate his client’s goals. David graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science. Outside of work, he enjoys golfing, exercise, MMA training, gaming, snowboarding, and cooking.
April Williams<br><span style="font-size:18px;">Intervention Technician</span>

April Williams
Intervention Technician

April has been working for Access Living as an intervention technician since February 2023. Her favorite part about her job are all the hilarious things the kiddos say during their sessions, as well as the difference she can make in their day to day lives and social abilities. She has a bachelor’s in Psychology from Boise State University and her hobbies include playing guitar and piano, going to the gym or on runs with her dog, and doing paint by numbers in her down time.
Alison Hess <br><span style="font-size:18px;">Intervention Technician</span>

Alison Hess
Intervention Technician

Alison is an intervention technician intern. She is studying Psychology at Boise State University and enjoys working with kids. Alison is from the Bay Area and played competitive softball for 14 years. She loves the show The Office and could spend all day with her sweet german shepherd mix pup named Skye. Her hobbies include reading, watching documentaries, thrifting, going out with friends, and going on spontaneous adventures.