Comprehensive services across the continuum of age, setting & ability.  
Merging education & behavior analysis to meet individualized needs.

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Phone:   (216) 469-8398


Anne has over 12 years of extensive experience providing consultative and direct supports in public schools, therapeutic home and community settings, job coaching in community vocational placements and as a program leader for an innovative, social skills training program for learners ages 3-18. Anne is highly specialized in assessing behavior and skills as well as developing and implementing behavior analytic programming that allow learners to access direct and immediate reinforcement for desirable, adaptive behaviors in the most independent and positive way possible.

Rachel Avner Torrance, MEd, BCBA, COBA

owner/ director at accessing abilities, llc


Providing individualized services for over two decades, Rachel is an expert in the fields of Behavior Analysis and Special Education.  

Rachel regularly consults with and trains professional groups, parents, organizations and school-based multi-disciplinary teams.   She has led in-person presentations locally and at the state-level.  Using web-based learning technologies she leads ongoing seminars and courses with parents and professionals. Contracted services include FBA and positive behavior supports across school/home/community settings, supervision for individuals pursuing certification and CEU trainings. 

Rachel participates on the Board of Directors with Milestones Autism Resources.  She also co-chairs the Milestones National Autism Conference and the ABA Professionals Group.

  1. ​Comprehensive and Focus-Based Functional Behavior Assessments with multi-faceted intervention plans.
  2. Developing positive supports to create more efficient, safer and longer lasting behavior change.
  3. Creating a one-of-a-kind independent supervision experience with results driven success.
  4. Helping businesses with developing accessibility programming for children of all needs.
  5. Research-based trainings to meet needs across a continuum of settings.

Anne Winkelman, MEd, BCBA 


areas of specialty


Phone:  (216) 346-1082


Phone:  (216) 469-8398