Alexes Venuti has been a speech-language pathologist for 13 years, practicing in acute care and inpatient rehabilitation settings, having obtained her B.A. and M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Ithaca College and Case Western Reserve University respectively. She is currently a full-time SLP at Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA, specializing in the assessment and treatment of individuals with an acquired brain injury. With a special interest in the DOC population, she serves on Shepherd Center’s Disorders of Conscious Committee, provides inservice training to all new staff on assessment and treatment for patients with DOC, and has presented on such topics at four conferences and during a live webinar.