Amy Carlson, Ed.D. CCC-SLP, graduated with her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science degrees in Communication Disorders from Marshall University. She worked for twelve years as a speech-language pathologist in clinical, home health, and educational settings serving patients of all ages. She graduated with her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in teaching and higher education leadership from Marshall University. She works in collaboration with the West Virginia Autism Training Center and the West Virginia Department of Education Office of Special Education as the Early Childhood Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (ECPBIS) Coordinator for the state of West Virginia.