Our Staff

We have a passionate and vibrant staff that wants to see your child succeed. 
Carla Oldham, MA, BCBA
Owner & Director

Carla opened In Our World TLC because she felt the need to do ABA her way! With a strength based, family involved, fun and functional format.  She brings a unique blend of backgrounds to her role as the Owner and Lead BCBA/Director.  She is a parent of an adult with moderate autism spectrum disorder (ASD), she has worked as an educator, has a medical background, as well as, being a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.  So not only does she bring over 25 years to the field but she lives it everyday.  She is passionate about her work, the quality of her staff, and about her learners success.  Carla uses a collaborative, compassionate and team concept with her families, her learners and her staff.  In developing this company culture, she believes in providing top quality services that concentrate on social, functional and language skills by building strong relationships between staff, learners and parents.  

We call this ABA with a Heart!

       She has presented at National, State and local conferences, parent support groups, schools and other organizations on a wide variety of topics.  Carla is available to speak to your organization, district or parent support group.  She is also available for private or school consultations.


Kathryn Hoff, BCBA-D

    Kathy is a licensed school psychologist, professor in Applied Behavior Analysis at Ball State, and a Board Certified Behavior Analysts doctorate level.  She enjoys training future BCBAs and  working directly with our learners.  She provides a balance of research, application and intuition to the team.  She is available to do school consultations and observations. 

Shannon Jean, BA, Office Coordinator  - Child Life Specialist

   Shannon is our Office Coordinator, and Child Life Specialist.  She helps coordinates our front office, plan activities and curriculum as well as sees clients directly as a child life specialist.  Child life specialists are health care professionals who help children and families navigate the process of illness, injury, disability, trauma, or hospitalization in a consultive format.  Child Life consultations are direct pay. 


   Our AMAZING team of Coaches are excited to teach and provide an environment of learning in a fun place.  All our coaches have at least a bachelor's degree, many with masters.  They work collaboratively in small teams to assist all learners to make gains, enhance their quality of life by building strong relationships. Our Coaches  work diligently to expand social skills, language and behavior skills in fun and functional ways. Our coaches are registred behavior technicians (RBT), behavior technicians (BT) or students pursuing their BCBA.  We believe continued education and training for our staff are essential to being the best coaches!