Speech Language Pathologist
Rachel Yoder graduated in 2010 from California University of Pennsylvania with her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She continued her education at West Virginia University, where she earned her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology. During her graduate schooling, Rachel gained experience in the hospital, school, and clinical settings, including a trainee position at the Feeding and Swallowing Clinic at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities.
Rachel holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a Pennsylvania State Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. Rachel has more than six years of experience in pediatric outpatient settings, working with children and young adults ages 2-19. In 2020, Rachel broadened her expertise to include early intervention services. Her experience includes working with children diagnosed with autism, auditory processing disorder, speech and language delay, childhood apraxia of speech, and feeding disorders secondary to oral motor deficits. She also has experience with reflex integration to maximize each child’s learning potential.
Rachel loves working with children as a speech therapist, an educator, and a dance teacher. She has taught dance classes for the past ten years and has 30 years of dance experience. In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family, especially her daughter, husband, and two corgis. She is a huge Gene Kelly fan and has a special place in her heart for all things Disney!