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Dr. Nicole B. Thibert

Dr. Nicole Beth Thibert, 35, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at Christopher House in Austin, Texas.
Born March 30, 1976, in New Albany, she was the daughter of Barry and Marilyn Stark Schneider.
She was a graduate of Plano (Texas) Senior High School and attended Colorado State University, the University of Texas and Denver University, where she earned a doctorate degree in psychology. She worked with autistic children, first as an in-home applied behavior analysis trainer then as an assistant to the autism support staff at Austin Independent School District and went on to be part of a team that started the Social Communication Resource Services program for children with autism and social communication disorders. In 2003, she enrolled at the University of Denver, where she spent the next five years pursuing her psychology degree. She then worked at the Austin State School as a therapist, working toward her licensure. She soon found and joined Spectrum Services as a partner.
Survivors besides her parents include her husband of nine years, Chris Thibert; two sons, Joseph and Schoen; her stepmother, Brenda Dismuke; a grandfather, Paul Schneider; and two brothers, Chad and Clint Schneider.
Remembrance ceremony: Sunday, March 11, at 5 p.m. at The Umlauf Sculpture Garden in Austin, Texas.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Nicole Schneider Thibert Child Trust, 2300 Christoff Loop, Austin, TX 78748, attention Christopher Thibert.