Rachel Connelly, BS, SLPA

Speech Language Pathologist Assistant

Rachel received her bachelors' degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from California State University, Chico. After graduating she worked in the public school system in southern California for 5 years as a Speech Language Pathology Assistant. During this time she provided therapy services to preschool and elementary age students with a variety of speech and language challenges. She has experience working with children that present with developmental disabilities, language and/or phonological impairments, pragmatic language disorders, as well as Autism. Rachel is passionate about creating new and innovative ways to implement therapy and achieve each individual's goals.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science; Communication Sciences and Disorders
    California State University, Chico; Chico, CA
  • Speech Language Pathology Assistant License
    Loma Linda University; Loma Linda, CA

Professional Interests

  • Expressive and Receptive language disorders
  • Pragmatic and social language delays
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Beyond Work

Outside of work, Rachel takes pleasure in exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest, traveling the world and teaching Pilates. She also loves spending time with family, friends, and her cat Jack.