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Rachel Dorsey,


Course Instructor, Speech Language Pathologist

Rachel Dorsey is an autistic speech language pathologist who excels at teaching non-autistic therapists to better understand and support our neurodivergent clients. Rachel is on a mission to illuminate the many ways that seemingly “effective” strategies can actually wreak havoc on the lives of our autistic clients.

But she doesn’t stop there: Rachel also teaches us what to do instead. Rachel is the course creator and instructor for Goal Writing for Autistic Students: A Neurodiversity-Affirming Approach, where she teaches therapists exactly how to wade through incomplete, deficits-based IEPs and nevertheless write perfectly neurodiversity-affirming goals. Rachel is also a guest instructor in The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism.

Disclosures for Rachel Dorsey
FINANCIAL: Rachel was paid a speaking fee for her contribution to The Learn Play Thrive Approach to Autism. Rachel receives commission from her course, Goal Writing for Autistic Students, from Learn Play Thrive. Rachel is the owner of Rachel Dorsey: Autistic SLP, LLC and receives a salary.