Casey Woodfield, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education at Rowan University. Her work centers communication and inclusion as inextricably connected imperatives. Using a disability studies in education framework, her research explores the nuances of communication support partnerships, inclusive educational practice and lived experiences of non-speaking students who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication. She teaches courses on disability studies, inclusive education, assistive technology and autism at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Through her scholarly activities she works to counter socially constructed notions of competence and voice, in partnership with disabled and neurodivergent people as critical agents of change.