About Little Talks Autism Consulting

Corine van Staalduinen, M.Ed

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst


Little Talks Autism Consulting was founded by Corine van Staalduinen in 2015. Corine received her Bachelor of Arts from Brock University in Ontario, Canada, where she read Psychology. Corine also completed her Masters of Education degree in Special Education, with a concentration in Autism and Developmental Disabilities at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Having worked with children diagnosed with autism as an ABA therapist since 2005, Corine received her certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in 2010 and started working as a consultant at that time. She moved to North East England in 2015 to get married and lives there now. She speaks both English and Dutch, and can provide services in Dutch upon request.


Marjorie Whinfield, MSc.

ABA Programme Supervisor


Marjorie Whinfield joined Little Talks Autism Consulting in 2016. She received her Bachelor of Sciences from the University of Leeds in 2009 where she read Psychology. She also completed her Master of Sciences degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in 2015 at the University of Kent. She has been working under the guidance of Board Certified Behaviour Analysts (BCBAs) for 5 years, beginning with adults diagnosed with autism in supported living environments. For the past 4 years, Marjorie has been working as an ABA Therapist with children with autism. She returned home to the North East in 2016 to continue working as an ABA Programme Supervisor and is accruing her fieldwork experience hours with the intention to pursue professional certification.




 Ailsa Hemphill, MA

ABA Programme Supervisor


Ailsa started working with Little Talks Autism Consulting in 2015 as an ABA Therapist, then joined the company as a Programme Supervisor in 2017. She has 8 years' experience working on home- and school-based ABA programmes for children aged 2-15 with autism and other developmental delays. She holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Philosophy from the University of Glasgow and Durham University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Sciences degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Queen's University Belfast. She is also working towards professional certification as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst under Corine's supervision.


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