Heidi Mettler, MS, CCC-SLP is a doctoral candidate in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. She completed her bachelor's degrees at the University of Southern California and master's degree at the University of Arizona. She is a project coordinator for the VAULT Late Talker Word Learning study, directed by her primary mentor Dr. Mary Alt in the L4 Lab. Heidi's research interests include language acquisition, cognition, statistical learning, and interventions for individuals with language disorders. Her dissertation research focuses on the contribution of cognitive skills to statistical learning outcomes in children and adults.