Ellie Kaplan-Kahn, M.S., is a predoctoral intern at the Center for Autism Research. Ellie is earning her doctorate in School Psychology at Syracuse University, where she was a graduate student at the Center for Autism Research and Electrophysiology. She is completing her APA-accredited clinical psychology internship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Ellie's graduate research program focuses on understanding the ways in which differences in lower-level perceptual processing in autism impact subsequent cognitive mechanisms. She is also interested in facilitating increased autistic community involvement in autism research and transition to adulthood. Ellie will be staying on as a postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Autism Research next year.