ABOUT

Parallel partners with invested stakeholders worldwide to build plans and develop sustainable support ecosystems that create inclusive, meaningful, and independent opportunities for Neurodivergent individuals.

 

Our stakeholders are parents, families, educational institutions, places of business, and communities, because we will achieve much more by working together.

Philosophy

Our philosophy is that we must work together to design collaborative, human-centered systems that prepare Neurodivergent individuals, their families, and the communities that support them for the future. This is how we make a tangible difference in the way opportunity is created for Neurodivergent individuals.

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Leadership

MEAGHAN TIMKO, MS, BCBA, FOUNDER

Meaghan Timko is a well-traveled Florida native who loves swimming in the ocean and hiking through the wilderness. She calls Atlanta, Georgia home and spends her summers climbing the mountains of the western United States. Meaghan is a LiveSafe Woman of Achievement and has been recognized for her contributions to the metro Atlanta philanthropic and business community. She received her certificate in Performance Management and B.S. in Psychology from Florida State University and her M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis from the Florida Institute of Technology. Meaghan sits on many non-profit boards and advises in the area of early intervention and inclusive programming. She is an experienced entrepreneur who believes that collaboration, innovation, and a careful balance of confidence and humility are the keys to success. Meaghan is a proud wife, and a mother to two bold, smart, and accomplished daughters. 

Dr. Dana Zavatkay, PhD, BCBA-D, Partner

Dr. Dana Zavatkay is a licensed psychologist and a behavior analyst. Atlanta has been Dana’s home for more than 20 years. She moved from New Orleans, Louisiana to complete her doctoral program and remained. Dana is a long-time volunteer coach for Girls on The Run and has provided consultation to make this and other after school programs more inclusive and accepting. She has served on numerous boards in the Metropolitan Atlanta area spreading her passion for addressing the often overlooked and underemphasized needs of many neurodiverse people- the need and desire for succeeding by connecting and being accepted- Dana is a confident, compassionate, and at times witty, person who values time with family and friends, connecting, remaining active, and being present for others. When not working, Dana enjoys an active lifestyle traveling, running, paddle-boarding, and generally being outdoors. Dana is a fitness fanatic and a self-acclaimed foodie who thoroughly enjoys good meals with friends. In quiet moments, she can be found watching crime dramas, reading in a hammock, or on long walks in the park with her dog, Nottely, who was named after her and her husband’s happy place – Lake Nottely in north Georgia. 

Together, we can make the world a more inclusive place.