Emily is a second year PhD student in kinesiology (occupational science track). After graduating with her master’s degree in occupational therapy in 2017, she practiced full-time as a pediatric occupational therapist for about 3 years. She loves getting to have fun with participants on their visits to the lab and keeping things organized! Emily helps to facilitate the lab’s community advisory board. Emily’s areas of interest in autism spectrum disorders include sex differences, quality of life, motor skills, daily living skills, and the impact of co-occurring diagnoses. In addition, Emily recently started examining factors of intersectionality and disability studies in both occupational therapy and autism research.