Clare Zeagler received her training as a speech pathologist from Texas Tech University and North Texas State University. Clare was awarded the departmental award of excellence at North Texas State University for work in preschool fluency disorders. She has a masters in speech pathology with a minor in special education. She also has her certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association and a Texas license of speech pathology. She has worked since the beginning of her career with children who have developmental disabilities and with adult with neurological or progressive impairments. In the past she has been director of speech pathology services for a clinic in Austin with the main focus to develop a pediatric program which would interface with occupational and physical therapy services. Clare received her company’s highest award of excellence for developing a quality program. She has also worked in the University of Alabama School of Medicine and the University of Montevallo in which she worked in a clinic and hospital setting with children and adults. Clare has received training in many areas involving articulation, language, voice, fluency, behavioral modification, and swallowing. Her main focus at present is to improve the quality of life and communication ability for adult with IDD and Autism.