Alexandra (Alex) Jones received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Augustana College and Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Eastern Illinois University. Alex grew up in Chillicothe and went through the parochial school system here in Peoria. During her schooling, she focused a lot on research involving ethics and therapy with various culture groups. With this research, Alex was able to travel and present work nationally, internationally, and locally. Following the completion of her schooling/research, she returned to Peoria to use my skills in her hometown. Alex currently works full-time in 2 autism-only classrooms at a local school district and works as needed at a nursing home. She has treated individuals with a variety of disorders including Apraxia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Articulation Disorder, Voice Disorder, Social Pragmatic Disorder, Receptive/Expressive Language Disorders, and Fluency. Alex has experience with Alternative Augmentative Communication (AAC) and providing AAC treatment for individuals who have Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disability, Apraxia, and various degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s Disease, ALS, and MS. When she is not working as an SLP, Alex teaches workout classes 2-3 nights a week. She enjoys traveling the world, going to concerts, playing piano, and spending time with family and friends.