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Advisor: Hedda Meadan
Christy received her Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of California San Diego and Master’s degree in Autism and Intellectual Disability from Columbia University. Prior to starting the doctoral program, Christy worked as an instructional therapist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine designing and running intervention curriculums that support skill development and social interaction in individuals with autism. Christy’s research interests include early social communication development and challenging behaviors in children with autism and related developmental disorders and in developing intervention procedures to enhance functioning of the children.