Rachelle received her bachelor of science degree in speech-language pathology and audiology from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and her masters degree in communication disorders from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. She gained experience in both the medical and private practice settings while in Baton Rouge and has been with CI since returning to the Madison area in 2014. Early on in her career, Rachelle gained a strong passion for pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders and early language development. She has continued to grow her knowledge base in these areas throughout the years and enjoys working with families toward their individualized goals for their child and family. Rachelle is certified in the Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding, CAN-EAT Approach, and Get Permission Approach to Feeding, along with additional trainings on g-tube transitioning, GERD, and infant feeding/transitioning to solids. She is also trained in Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP) and has experience with assistive technology. She implements a family-centered approach to her therapy sessions and enjoys teaching families how they can become active participants in their child’s progress towards their speech, language, and feeding goals by providing tools and knowledge along the way. Rachelle loves spending time with her husband and two children, Myla and Isaiah, being outside, cooking, and reading.