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Kelly Powell, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Child Study Center; Co-director, Yale Toddler Developmental Disabilities Clinic

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Kelly Powell, PhD

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  • 40 Temple Street

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States



Kelly K. Powell, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the Child Study Center. She received her undergraduate degree from Brown University in Providence, RI majoring in both Psychology as well as Human Development & Educational Studies. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from American University in Washington, DC and completed her pre- and post-doctoral fellowships at the Yale Child Study Center. Dr. Powell specializes in the assessment and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), from birth to young adulthood, and their families. Her current research focus is in developing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based parenting interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). In addition, she is actively involved in research projects focused on further understanding phenotypic expression, developmental trajectories, and outcome in ASD including co-morbid disorders. She is also invested in designing strategies for improving the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatments into the community.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    American University (2012)
  • MA
    American University (2009)

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