Nicole Dunning Chadwick

Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies | Behaviour Consultant | Managing Director

Nicole has 20 years experience supporting families, children and adults with Autism and other varying diagnoses. She also has background of working collaboratively with school and community based teams. Nicole has particular expertise in transition planning for young adults with autism and facilitating successful placements in paid employment.  She is skilled in the area of Positive Behaviour Support and has designed and implemented numerous person-centred behaviour support plans in home, community and school settings.  Her job titles have included:

  • Behaviour Consultant (2005-2010, CBI Consultants)
  • Customized Employment Program Coordinator (2007-2010, CBI Consultants)
  • Infant Development Consultant (2004-2005, Langley Child Development Centre)
  • Senior Behavioural Interventionist (1998-2005, various families)
  • Residential Care Worker for young adults (2000-2005,Wingate Group Home)
  • Child Care Giver (1998-2000 Happy Farm Daycare)

In 2002, Nicole completed her diploma in Classroom and Community Support from Douglas College. She then pursued her Bachelors Degree in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies  from the University of Calgary in 2004.  From there she took additional course work at Virginia Commonwealth University in Rehabilitation Research and Training on Workplace Supports for Adults with Special Needs in 2007. Nicole is currently overseeing clients in the Age-Six & Over Autism Program at Achieve Support and Development.

Nicole resides in Maple Ridge with her husband and daughters. She enjoys scrapbooking, baking, wood working and most of all spending quality time with her family and friends.

Clayton Chadwick

Executive Director

Clayton is the Executive Director of Achieve Support and Development. He handles the business side of the operation. He oversees marketing, financing for the agency, and offers case management to the families who receive Achieve services.

Clayton has over 20 years of experience in the Customer Service Sector. He looks forward to using his past years of experience with the families of Achieve. Clayton resides in Maple Ridge with his wife and daughters. He is an active hockey player and enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends.

Virginia “Ginny” Martin

Masters of Speech-Language Pathology Speech and Language Pathologist
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Our Speech and Language Pathologist, Ginny Martin, has over 30 years experience working with children, families and support personnel. Ginny has worked in private practice for the last 16 years, with a special focus on working with children who have autism spectrum disorder. She implements best practices to address the communication and social challenges that these children experience, using a combination of naturalistic instruction and structured teaching, and involving families and support personnel to make intervention meaningful and effective.

Ginny is a member of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of B.C., Speech-Language And Audiology Canada (SAC) and the BC Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (BCASLPA). She has completed a Masters of Speech-Language Pathology. Ginny is listed on the Registered Autism Service Provider (RASP) list through Autism Information Services British Columbia (AIS BC).

Paul Sallmen

BA in Science and Education
Teacher / Tutor

Paul has over 20 years teaching experience, including 14 years as a tutor. Paul has much experience tutoring a variety of subjects incuding math, science, English and French to students of different ages and learning styles. He has worked at Achieve Support & Development since 2017. Paul enjoys travelling and spending time with his wife, Aki, and son, Skyler.

Our team is here to provide caring and consistent support to your family.







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