Alex W. Wheatley is a native of Tennessee and a resident of Utah since 2011. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Brigham Young University in 2013. After working with adults with developmental disabilities in day program settings, Alex decided to make a slight career shift. He went on to work as a case manager for those applying for social security disability, and earned a Master of Education in Special Education from the University of Idaho in 2016. Alex then worked as a substitute teacher before being hired as a literature support and functional literacy teacher for students in grades 7 & 8. Currently, Alex is a full time graduate student in School Psychology at Brigham Young University and a research assistant. His professional and research interests include assistive technology, video modeling, transition skills and outcomes, and professional practices.