Alexandra Schriefer is an Occupational Therapist at Galvin Therapy Center. She earned her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and Minor in Special Education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh in 2017. As an occupational therapy student, Alex co-founded the START-Play Club, which focused on adapting toys for students with various disabilities. She also worked as a graduate assistant student researcher in the Infant Development Lab for the International Conference on Infant Studies. Her initial occupational therapy fieldwork experiences began in outpatient pediatrics, long term acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, and skilled nursing. Upon moving to Cleveland in 2017, she joined the occupational therapy teams at a school for children with autism and in acute care at a hospital. Alex has co-presented with a speech pathology colleague at a special education conference in Chicago, IL regarding the area of augmentative and alternative communication, as well as developed and presented a virtual webinar on the topic of autism and self-regulation. In her free time, Alex enjoys running, shopping, spending time with her friends and family, and taking trips to the dog park with her two mini goldendoodles, Louie and Henry. Alex is extremely passionate about working with children of all ages and helping to develop meaningful, occupation-based skills to promote independence in their daily lives.