Our Story Timeline

1996

Domonique Randall encountered her first experience working with a child with autism while taking a communication disorders class. Her passion for behavior analysis deepened during a Houston conference, where Dr. Ivaar Lovaas publicly demonstrated her work as a direct therapist.

1997

Studying under Dr. Shahla Rosales at the University of Northern Texas, Domonique worked with the North Texas Young Autism project and was the first Behavior Analyst at the DFW Center for Autism Social Skills, in collaboration with Hope World Wide, to assist high-functioning preteens with Asperger syndrome.

1998

Amassing hundreds of hours shadowing and working in inclusion settings with school districts and religious settings, Domonique served a broad range of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She also conducted extensive research on how siblings can be vital and effective participants in helping autistic children learn basic skills.

2000

Returning to Houston as an experienced BCBA, Domonique opened the Shape of Behavior, the only full day private, clinic-based ABA facility in Houston, and implemented a professional training program. Many of these behavior analysts now run their own successful practices or work magic in the public schools system.

2002-2008

While studying for her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Domonique began teaching Learning and Behavior in the psychology department at the University of Houston Clear Lake (Sugar Land Campus). During her doctoral internship, she helped Sam Houston State University program gain affiliation with the BACB, which allows students to acquire the necessary hands-on experience for achieving Behavior Analysis certification.

2009-2012

To show her commitment to the services for the families she had been serving for years, Domonique began to purchase buildings for more permanent homes in Sugar Land, Spring, and Austin Texas. Domonique was nominated for an award by the Small Business Administration.

Because of her dedication to loyal families in need she has Expansions to San Antonio and now other parts of the state and even other states.

2012

The Shape recently established a new clinic in Columbia, MD, while working on other states to come to continue helping children with all types of disabilities in need of a successful systematic clinical approach and quality ABA. Dr. Randall is awarded by the U.S. Small Business Administration as the 2012 Houston District Women in Business Champion of the year for her hard work, innovative ideas, and dedication to her community. She is recognized for the role she is playing in her Nation's economic recovery.

The Shape opens it's doors in North Hollywood CA in April 2012.

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