Margaret M. Flores was a special education teacher in the public schools before earning her doctorate in Education of Students with Exceptionalities from Georgia State University in 2004. Her first position in higher education was at the University of Texas at San Antonio from 2004-2008. During this time, she met her co-authors and expanded her research interests in academic interventions accessible instruction for students with disabilities to include recreational sports. She and her colleagues began a line of research related to children with learning, behavioral, and attention deficits and their experiences in recreational sports. In 2008, she accepted a faculty position at Auburn University and is currently a Professor of Special Education in the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling.