Alex received her undergraduate degree in psychology and her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. She is passionate about inclusion and growth for individuals within the special education system. Prior to becoming a licensed occupational therapist, Alex explored these passions through organizing a Special Olympics young athlete summer program, as well as being a peer mentor for adolescents with developmental disabilities within a life skills development program. Alex has been an occupational therapist at Milestones Academy since early 2017 and is currently serving as the lead therapist. She has additional Occupational Therapy experience with adults in the rehabilitation and acute care settings with an emphasis in neurorehabilitation. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her large family, traveling with friends, and hiking.