Abigail Reed (she/her) is a postgraduate fellow in the Child Study Center. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Wesleyan University in 2016. After graduation, she worked as a special education teacher in the secondary level for 4 years. While teaching Biology in a secondary specific learning and emotional disabilities classroom, she received her Masters in Special Education from George Mason University. She is currently pursuing her doctorate in clinical psychology in the child and adolescent track from the University of Hartford. Her research interests include emotion regulation and social communication in neurodiverse children and adolescents.