Loden Malone, MSW is an Els for Autism Foundation job coach. She recently graduated from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she received her Master’s degree in Social Work as well as a graduate certificate in Early Childhood Mental Health. During her senior year of graduate school, she interned with UNC TEACCH where she found her passion for working with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Loden has experience utilizing and implementing different evidence-based strategies and therapy modalities across the lifespan. As a Job Coach, she will prepare participants for paid employment, implement strategies to attain client goals, and provide supported employment for program participants in the community.