Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1949; Master of Arts, Wayne State University, 1952; Doctor of Education, University of Southern California, 1974.
Speech therapist, Michigan and California Public Schools, 1951-1970; director, Claremont (California) Speech & Reading Laboratory, 1965-1970; teacher, California Public Schools, 1965-1975; instructor, Southwestern College, Chula Vista, California, 1975-1990; president, Nuvo, Ltd., Chula Vista, since 1988. Appointed by Governor of California, State Board on Development Disabilities, 1980-1984.
Member National Society Autistic Citizens.
Married Thomas T. Samaras, June 1962 (divorced 1982). Children: William T. Jones, Daniel V. Jones.