Jaci Linton

Jaci has worked with children for
over 6 years. It is her passion and
she loves it. She is currently towards
her degree in education. She is
excited to be teaching at Giggles.
David Rich

David graduated from the University of
Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor
degree in Kinesiology.  He is a certified
teacher and has worked with children
who have special needs for the past
12 years and at Giggles for
the past 2 years.  He lives in Fort Worth
with his wife and dog.  They enjoy
spending time together watching movies.
Christina Brooke Pickens

Brooke has been an educator at Giggles
since 2009.  She loves teaching and
has a passion for working with children
who have special needs.  She is finishing
her degree in Education.  She feels it's a
great privilege to be such a positive
influence and be able to inspire young
minds.
Teachers
Angie Sanders

Angie is the ABA therapist at
giggles. She has 6 years
experience with special needs
children. She graduated from UTA
in 2005 and is LBSW. She
graduated from Louisiana College
in 2011 with a master's in teaching.
She has also finished classes at
UNT and will soon take the exam
for behavior analyst certification.
She has one daughter named
Kaitlyn who is 12 years old.

Scott has worked with children with
Autism and other developmental
disabilities for the past 20 years.
He has been employed as a
program director at MHMR of
Tarrant County, therapist in several
private hospitals and physicians
offices. Scott speaks on Autism and
Applied Behavior Analysis at local,
state, and national conferences. He
was on the national leadership
board for the Autism Society of
America for 10 yrs. Scott earned his
M.Ed. as an Autism Specialist and
BCBA from the University of North
Texas. He is the proud father of a
20 year old with Autism.
Therapists
Susan Broomhall

Susan attended TCC and has worked
with many aspects of educating children
for over 20 years. She was in
administration at a public school and has
experience in behavior intervention in the
classroom. Susan is married with two
wonderful children. She loves working
at Giggles with such an amazing group of
people.
Assistant Director
Owners
Courtney and Zack
Martin

Courtney Martin has been
working with children affected
by autism and special needs
since 1998. Courtney
received her degree in Early
Childhood/Early Education
from Weatherford College.
During her time in college,
she began working on in
home programs where she
started and that is how
Giggles Therapy was born.  
Zack graduated from Lee
University with a Bachelor of
Science in Christian
Education with Master's work
in Counseling.  Zack joined
the Giggles team in the
summer of 2012 and helps
oversee the daily activities.















Courtney and Zack live in White
Settlement with her three children Race,
Pyper and Bonner.  All three children
attend Giggles. When not teaching in
the classroom, training teachers or
parents, you can typically find Courtney
and Zack supporting their kids in
gymnastics, sports, pageants, acting
and
modeling.
Katlyn Sims

Katlyn attended School at Glenrose ISD
and later Tarrant County College; She
has worked with children for about 3
years. She believes it’s a joy to be able
to work with children, teach, and watch
them progress and learn everyday.
Katlyn enjoys spending time with her
daughter. She is thrilled to be a member
of the Giggles team.
Joel Alexander

Joel started at Giggles at the age of
9 as a peer model. He later
volunteered and worked in the
summer program. Joel has
received numerous trainings in
Applied Behavioral Analysis and
has worked as a teachers
assistant. We are delighted to have
him at Giggles as our Therapy
Assistant. He is a great asset to our
team.
Arian Martinez

Arian graduated from Castleberry
High School and has been a lifelong
resident of River Oaks, Texas. He
has a CNA background, extensive
professional and personal
experience with both typical and
autistic children. His love of children,
ambition and enthusiasm works
perfectly with his position at Giggles.