Rachael Williamson obtained her master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Washington Tacoma. Her research/practice focuses on play and performance (improv/drama) as new and revolutionary forms of pedagogy. She has conducted various playful workshops with children on the Autism Spectrum and their families, as well as presenting her work at various conferences around the country including the international Performing the World conference in New York which had hundreds of collaborators from around the world. Rachael has worked with children on the spectrum for the past 6 years and spent the last two years teaching in a private school specifically tailored for children with special needs. In addition to her teaching experience, she is also trained in applied behavioral analysis, and is a registered behavioral technician (RBT). Rachael is CPR, CPI, and HIPPA, certified
Favorite Children’s Book: Currently it is “Unicorn and Horse” by David Miles for my younger students and “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle for older students.