The MSU Autism Lab is a research lab in the Michigan State University Department of Psychology directed by Dr. Brooke Ingersoll.

A group photo of 6 women wearing "MSU Autism Lab" t-shirts standing outside.
2019 lab team photo

The MSU Autism Lab focuses on the development, dissemination, and implementation of evidence-based, community-viable interventions for children with ASD and their families, with the goal of improving meaningful outcomes. 


Our lab studies parent-mediated early interventions for children with social communication delays.

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We also offer professional training and consultation on Project ImPACT, an evidence-based early intervention.

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Project ImPACT

Our team

Learn more about our spectacular team, including the lab director, graduate students, lab coordinator, and more!

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Lab News

We Have a New Publication!

Congratulations to Kaylin Russell and Brooke Ingersoll on their new publication, “Factors related to parental therapeutic self-efficacy in a parent-mediated intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder: A mixed methods study”. You can access their article at https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361320974233

Congratulations to Karis and Diondra!

Congratulations to MSU Autism Lab members Karís and Diondra who presented a talk called “Family Training under the Michigan Medicaid Autism Benefit: Understanding provider and caregiver perspectives on engagement.” This was a mixed methods project that explored perspectives on parent training within the Michigan Medicaid Autism Benefit, which provides ABA services to Medicaid-enrolled children with …