Nicole is a Master’s/Sixth-Year student in UConn’s School Psychology program. She obtained her B.A. in Psychology, with minors in Deaf Studies and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, from Boston University in 2018. She has worked on research around child learning, preschool development, school mental health, and behavioral assessments and interventions. Currently, Nicole is interested in social-emotional learning in schools, autism, and promoting the wellbeing of Deaf students. She also is looking to learn more about policy and law affecting children with developmental disabilities, and effective policy advocacy. As a school psychologist, she plans on advocating for her students and working to facilitate children’s wellbeing.