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Shannon Kay, MA, PhD, BCBA-D

kayshannonDepartment of Pediatrics
Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics

Departmental/Divisional Leadership Roles

  • Division Chief, Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics

Academic Appointment

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate

Education and Training

  • May Institute, West Springfield/Norwood, MA   
    • Post-Doctoral Internship, Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities (2003)
    • Pre-Doctoral Internship, Adults and Children with Developmental Disabilities (2002)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
    Ph.D., Psychology (1999-2003)
  • Connecticut College, New London, CT
    M.A., Psychology (1997-1999)
  • The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA
    B.A., Psychology (1993-1996)

Scholarly Foci

  • Autism
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Behavior Analysis
  • Interventions for language development and problem behaviors
  • Reading and Phonological Awareness

Scholarly Activity

View a list of Dr. Kay's publications in the Scholarly Commons repository.

Professional Societies and Leadership Roles

  • Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy
    • Member (2002-present)
  • American Psychological Association
    • Member (1999-present)
  • Association for Applied Behavior Analysis
    • Member (1999-present)
  • National Association of School Psychologists
    • Member (1999-present)

Contact Information

Department of Pediatrics
50 Wason Ave.
Springfield, MA 01199
413-794-KIDS (5437)

(Updated February 2022)