Position: Assistant Psychologist
Rachel graduated with a first-class degree in Psychology from the University of Bath. This was a 4-year degree with a year long placement, where Rachel worked in a Special Educational Needs (SEN) school as a SEN teaching assistant. She held this post whilst completing a research project within the school investigating the effectiveness of an intervention for children and young people with Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC). This research project has recently been published. Rachel also has previous experience working and volunteering for Non-profit Organisations to support children and young people with a range of special educational needs. Her main interests are in understanding and supporting children and young people with developmental difficulties such ASC, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Downs Syndrome and Fragile X Syndrome. Rachel is currently pursuing qualifications in British Sign Language (BSL) due to interests in the impact of hearing impairment and communication difficulties on children's associated development.