Kyle Sterrett is a postdoctoral scholar at the Lord Lab in the Department of Psychiatry at UCLA. He joined the lab in July 2021 and works on Dr. Lord’s longitudinal study, which has been running for over 30 years, as well as providing statistical and methodological support for various other projects. Clinically, Kyle has worked extensively with young, language learning children with ASD. He has provided direct intervention as well as trained parents and intervention providers in the use of evidence based naturalistic early intervention strategies to teach communication and language. Kyle received his M.A. in Social Research Methodology from UCLA and Ph.D. in Education from UCLA under the mentorship of Dr. Connie Kasari. His program of research lies in understanding the mechanisms of treatment response for children with ASD enrolled in early interventions. He is also focused on improving the quality of methods we use in early intervention research.