Alexa Busler M.A., CCC-SLP
Alexa began her journey into the speech therapy world after exploring possible careers while getting her undergraduate degrees in psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. She has enjoyed working with children in many different capacities, working summer camp and after-school jobs during high school and college. This passion followed her through graduate school where she received her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology in 2015 from the University of Pittsburgh. While in graduate school gained experience working with both children and adults with diverse speech and language disorders in schools, outpatient offices, and hospitals.
After graduating, Alexa returned home to the Philadelphia area working at a pediatric outpatient center. There she gained experience working with a diverse caseload of clients, including children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, fluency disorder, auditory processing disorder, apraxia of speech, articulation/phonological disorder, and expressive/receptive language delay. She especially enjoyed collaborating with a team of occupational therapists, speech therapists, and parents to maximize treatment gains.
Additionally, Alexa works in early intervention in Philadelphia county, providing home and school-based therapy to children birth to five years old.
Alexa join MMTA in 2017 working part-time in the evenings. She conducts evaluations and provides individual or group speech and language therapy to clients with a range of disorders and difficulties. Her interests include Autism Spectrum Disorders, preschool/early language development, and childhood fluency disorders. She enjoys working with families to facilitate improved communication of her clients across environments.