Dr. Howery is an educational consultant. She has also been a sessional lecturer at several Universities in Alberta. Kathy has published in the area of Universal Design for Learning and students with significant intellectual disabilities, and the lived experience of students who use Speech Generating Devices to communicate. In addition Kathy has co-authored several book chapters focusing best practices in providing supports and services to students with complex needs. Kathy provides ongoing consultation to several Alberta school jurisdictions. Most recently Kathy is working with the Provincial Wide Low Incidence Collaborative Supports team.