Tori is a graduate student in the human development and family studies department in the School of Human Ecology. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2019 from the University of Wisconsin—River Falls. Tori’s research interests include seeking ways to improve the well-being of individuals with IDD. She is currently looking at how physical activities may influence the cognitive decline or dementia in individuals with Down syndrome. Her past research has analyzed how parental involvement impacts the behavioral progress of individuals with Autism.