Ms. Summers received her Master’s degree in Exceptional Education/Sign Language interpreting from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison in Theater and Drama Education. She has over 30 years of experience working with children and adults in the field of disabilities. Her most recent job of 12 years was drama instructor and stage director at Riverview School, a private boarding school for children and young adults with complex learning challenges, including students on the Autism spectrum. Ms. Summers incorporates drama activities, mindfulness, and role-play into her teacher which she has found to be effective and fun ways to teach social skills.