Autism Support

  • Welcome to the Autism Support Corner from McCarthy Teszler! We are happy to partner with you and your child. As you navigate life with a child on the Spectrum, we can assist with ideas, suggestions, aids, and resources to better support you.



    Meet our Specialists:


    Mrs. Elena Ghionis
    Email: evghionis@spart7.org

    • Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education with emphasis in educational psychology from Moscow Psychology and Sociology University
    • Masters of Education in Elementary Education with emphasis in educational psychology from Moscow Psychology and Sociology University
    • Masters of Art and Teaching in Special Education from Converse College
    • Certified Autism Specialist
    • Doctorial Student in Special Education
    • Adjunct Professor for Graduate-Level Courses in ASD at Converse College


    Mrs. Kim Speer
    Email: kespeer@spart7.org

    • Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from USC Upstate
    • Masters of Education in Special Education from Converse College
    • National Board Certified Teacher
    • Certified Autism Specialist
    • Registered Behavior Technician
    • Completed graduate-level program in Autism Spectrum Disorder through Converse College
    • First cohort in South Carolina
    • Recognized by the South Carolina State Department of Education 

     

    Miss Kylie McKinney
    Email: kbmckinney@spart7.org

    • Bachelor of Science in Special Education from USC Upstate
    • Masters of Education in Special Education from Converse College
    • Certified Autism Specialist
    • Registered Behavior Technician
    • Completed graduate-level program in Autism Spectrum Disorder through Converse College
    • First cohort in South Carolina
    • Recognized by the South Carolina State Department of Education 

    Mrs. Emily Cook
    Email: EACook@spart7.org 

    • Bachelor of Arts in Special Education from Clemson University
    • Masters of Science in Education Leadership and Administration