240 Newton Road, Suite 113
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 900-4422 Office
(919) 900-4466 Fax
Business Hours: 9am-5pm M-F
Transitions Day Program by A Small Miracle, Inc. is committed to providing quality day supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. Transitions provides a comprehensive, behaviorally-based approach to address independent living skills, vocational training, leisure, and coping skills. Our instructors are well trained and highly qualified in their areas of expertise. Classes include Computers and Vocational Training, Exercise and Healthy Living, Art and Music, and Independent Living Skills.
Our goal is to support individuals in reaching their true potential in a safe, therapeutic, and person-driven environment. .
Transitions Day Program Team Members:
Wendy Singleton, Transitions Manager
Wendy graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelors degree in Psychology in December of 2005. She began working for A Small Miracle in March of 2003 as a Habilitation Technician. During this time, she implemented an intensive Verbal Behavior program with a service recipient. Wendy then worked as an AQP with another provider agency and rejoined A Small Miracle as an AQP in May of 2006. She has attended both TEACCH training and VB trainings and has experience supervising individuals with autism and other disabilities. Wendy became a QP in December of 2007 and is an NCI instructor. She attended ASD conference, Adolescent and Behavior training, and training on RDI by Dr. Gutstein. Wendy is is also our NCI A / NCI B Instructor.
Kyle Anderson, Lead Day Program Instructor
Kyle Anderson has been working for A Small Miracle, Inc since 2008 as a hab tech. Prior to employment with ASM, Kyle worked at a school for the deaf in South Carolina, where he taught independent living skills to elementary-aged students. Kyle has vast knowledge in behavior modification, de-escalation techniques, and ASL. Kyle currently attends Durham Technical College, where he majors in Architectural Engineering.
Alison Davis, Day Program Instructor
Alison Davis has 14 years of experience in developmental disabilities specializing in autism spectrum disorders. Ms. Davis is trained in TEACCH Structured Teaching methods, Verbal Behavior, RDI, Floortime, and is an Augustine Literacy Project tutor. Alison is a graduate of the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities’ Partners in Policy Making program and is an Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center IEP Partner. She is also the mom of three fine young men with autism.
Joshua Otto, Day Program Instructor
Josh graduated in 2011 with a B.A. In Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in History, Sociology and Religious Studies attending both Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Virginia Tech. Josh began working for A Small Miracle in July 2012 as a Habilitation Technician and was promoted in 2014 working as an Office Assistant and Community Outings Program Coordinator at ASM main office. Josh recently joined TDP as our Social Skills and Independent Living Skills Instructor in November of 2016. Josh aspires to live up to his former university’s motto of “Ut Prosim” meaning “That I may serve”. Josh’s experience working in a variety of positions at ASM makes him a great asset to the day program team. Josh is also a certified CPR/FA Instructor.
Kara Callahan, Day Program Instructor Support Staff
Kara graduated from Virginia Western Community College in 2015, earning an Associates of Science degree with a specialization in Health Science. She has been working with the special needs community for four years, during which time she has logged over 200 hours of assistance and observation in the following areas: Occupational Therapy, Functional Neurology, Hippotherapy, Therapeutic Riding, Music Therapy, Pool Therapy, intense Physical Therapy, the Handwriting Without Tears program, and Perceptual Movement Organization Therapy (T.A.M.O.) Kara served as a Habilitation Technician at A Small Miracle Network before being promoted to Instructor Support Staff in September, 2017.
Zachary Atterman, Day Program Instructor
Zachary graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He began working in the mental health field, gaining valuable insight and skills working alongside individuals with cognitive and emotional difficulties. He moved to North Carolina in 2016 where he began working with individuals with autism, eventually becoming a Registered Behavioral Technician while employed at the Autism Society of North Carolina. Zachary recently joined TDP as our Exercise and Art/Music instructor. He has been playing instruments for over 14 years, and likes to utilize yoga and meditation in his exercise routines to promote physical and mental well-being.