Meghan Dooley is a graduate student in the Occupational Therapy program at Boston University. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Allied Health Sciences from the University of Connecticut. Meghan’s research interests focus on the adaptive behavior of children and youth with autism spectrum disorders. She has been involved with the PEDI-CAT for Autism Spectrum Disorders project since September 2010. Her research for her master’s thesis is focused on adaptive behavior patterns in children and youth with autism spectrum disorders and how these patterns are influenced by age and social communication skills.
Outside of the lab, Meghan enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and going to the beach.