Rachel received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences in 2000 and her Master’s in Speech Language Pathology in 2003, both from the University of Arizona. She received the title of Doctor of Education in 2014 from Northcentral University; her dissertation research focus was on “Parental goal-setting and special education in the People’s Republic of China.” She has worked at a broad range of school and community-based programs. Her experience with pediatric populations includes working with children on the autism spectrum, with specific language impairments, and with literacy and auditory processing challenges. Much of her work with adults has focused on the use of alternative communication systems, literacy, and higher order thinking skills with clients who have suffered traumatic brain injury. Rachel's recent continuing education includes Wilson Reading System ®, Writing Matters®, Handwriting Without Tears ®, PROMPT ® Level I, and advanced training in Wired for Reading ®. She is nationally certified by ASHA and licensed to practice in the state of Washington.
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