Kayla Gordon, Ph.D., LABA, BCBA
Clinical Director, May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, Randolph, Mass.

Dr. Gordon oversees clinical programming for students ages 14-21 at the May Center School in Randolph. She is also a member of the training faculty for May Institute’s predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship programs.

Dr. Gordon is a licensed psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She received both her master’s degree in Education and her doctorate in School Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She completed both an American Psychological Association-accredited predoctoral internship in Clinical Psychology as well as a postdoctoral fellowship in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at May Institute.

Prior to joining May Institute, Dr. Gordon focused on the assessment and treatment of challenging behaviors among students within public schools. She provided training for schools and districts on the implementation of multi-tiered systems of academic and behavioral support including school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Specifically, she focused on the adoption and evaluation of these systems among secondary schools.

Her current clinical and research interests include supporting individuals with autism exhibiting challenging behaviors across the home and school settings, academic and vocational skill development for transition-age students with autism, and staff training.