Rachel earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Special Education from Penn State University and has been working in the field for over 30 years. Rachel has taught special education in the K-12 system and was Special Education Department Chair of a public school district in Pennsylvania before moving to Central Florida. For 20 years, Rachel served on the faculty of Seminole State College and is now the Inclusion Director at Shalom Orlando, running RAISE, a work and social skills training program for neurodiverse adults. Rachel was a facilitator for Social Bridges for 17 years and now serves as a supervisor for other facilitators.