Alexa received her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in communication sciences and disorders from the University of Central Arkansas where she also played collegiate soccer. After graduating, Alexa moved to Denver where she began working in public schools as a speech-language pathologist for students, pre-school through high school age. There she gained much experience working with middle school autistic students by collaborating with psychologists, occupational therapists, AAC specialists, and special education teachers involved in a center-based program. Alexa values the importance of continually growing as a therapist through evidence-based practice and supporting those with communication disorders through a strengths-based approach.

Additional Training/ continuing education in the following:

  • Provider for the Secret Agent Society social skills program
  • Talk Tools- Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) related to feeding
  • Completed the 40-hour Yoshimoto Orton Gillingham Approach to teaching reading and spelling
  • Courses addressing echolalia
  • Classroom supports for individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Differentiating sensory and behavior
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech: The Kaufman K-SLP Methods
  • Diversity and equity in speech pathology
  • The Social Thinking curriculum
  • The Learning to Learn Program for early intervention.