We love what we do

Verbal Beginnings is a family-focused network of professionals providing exceptional ABA Therapy to families across the MD, PA and NoVA areas.  Our staff are committed to high quality services and receive ongoing professional development to further enhance the effectiveness of their provided services.

Effective therapy requires a team approach and Verbal Beginnings is committed to maintaining a supportive and positive work environment for all of our employees. Time spent with each employee is just as important as time spent with our families.  Employees who are part of a happy and caring work environment maintains excitement about providing each family with caring services.

Our growing administrative team is hired specifically to support and insure our well rounded services and provide needed support to families and staff.  There will always be someone available to assist you quickly.    

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meet the founders

  • Nick Chappell, MS, BCBA, LBA Managing Partner and Founder

    Nick Chappell holds a Masters of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Over the past 15 years, Nick has worked in school, home and residential placements providing therapy and consultative services to children diagnosed with Autism. 

  • Diana Wolf, MA, BCBA, LBA CEO and Founder

    Diana Wolf graduated with her Master of Arts degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She discovered her passion for feeding and working with kids with autism from working at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

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