Missy Schraeder, MS, CCC-SLP, CALT-QI, is the Interim Director at the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi. She received her master’s degree from Southern Miss and is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist. She is an adjunct instructor at The University of Southern Mississippi and is a Certified Academic Language Therapist and a Qualified Instructor. She holds Mississippi licensure in Speech-Language Pathology and Education (speech-language, K-8). She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Academic Language Therapy Association, and the Mississippi Chapter of the Academic Language Therapy Association. She has presented at regional and national conferences in the areas of oral and written language disorders (including dyslexia), multisensory instruction, and childhood apraxia of speech.