Angela is a passionate about using technology to enable Texans with disabilities to meet their educational, vocational, and personal potential. She has over 35 years’ experience in assistive technology (AT) with an emphasis in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).  She is a speech language pathologist Certified in Clinical Competence by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Angela obtained her Bachelors of Science in Education and Theater from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas; and her Masters degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Houston. She has completed the California State University at Northridge Assistive Technology Certificate Program, and holds the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) Certification. She has worked in public schools, private industry, private practice, rehabilitation, and as an education service center specialist. She is currently the Director of the Texas Technology Access Program (TTAP) at the Texas Center for Disability Studies. TTAP is the state AT program per the 21st Century Assistive Technology Act of 2022, funded via a federal grant administered by the Administration for Community Living, Health and Human Services.