Welcome to the YELL Lab

Under the direction of Dr. Jessica Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, the YELL Lab develops and evaluates tools and interventions that empower youth and young adults with developmental disabilities. The YELL Lab partners with and employs youth and young adults with disabilities in development and evaluation to ensure our ideas meet the needs of people with disabilities.

Our Mission

The mission of the YELL Lab is to provide a stimulating and encouraging environment that enables the production of high-quality research to support best practices and enhance the lives of children, youth, and adults with disabilities.

We are recruiting!

VocFit Study

A study to improve the Vocational Fit Assessment, a tool designed to help young adults with intellectual disabilities find a good job fit.

We are recruiting!

Game Plan App Study

A study testing the preliminary version of the GamePlan App, an effective problem-solving intervention aimed at individuals with IDD.

Notice about COVID-19

Please click on this link to read information about COVID-19 developed by Green Mountain Self-advocates for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

In English

In Spanish


Project TEAM virtual learning tips

Learn more about Project TEAM


Right now, there are protests against police violence all over the US. Thus, the American Association of People with Disabilities and Green Mountain Self Advocates have created an accessible resource for learning what is happening.

You can read “What is police violence?” here.