Alexa Paulay-simmons

Alexa Paulay-Simmons

Alexa Paulay-simmons


120 Hagerty Hall
1775 College Road
Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Sign Language Pedagogy


  • BA, Communication Studies, Psychology, Gallaudet University.
  • MA, Sign Language Education, Gallaudet University.

Alexa is congenitally deaf and born into a multi-generational Deaf family where ASL is a primary mode of communication. Her upbringing has afforded her the opportunity to be a native bilingual ASL and written English communicator. She values her Deaf identity, family and community.

Alexa graduated from Gallaudet University (also known as the only University that is designed to cater higher education pursuits for Deaf individuals). In her free time, Alexa loves to cook, go for walks,  practice wholesome living and sharpen her creative writing skills in coffee shops.