With the number of questions I get about sensory processing issues in children, I knew I needed to find an expert on this topic who could really help families …
Rachel Harrington, COTA/L, AC, is a Pediatric Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant who is dedicated to helping children with different abilities feel confident in their own skin. She began her sensory journey by designing fashionable, innovative weighted vests to give children the ability to regulate their sensory needs, while fitting in with their peers. She lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, young son, and dog, and can be found outside hiking, playing games, and not taking life too seriously!
Rachel is the co-host of the All Things Sensory by Harkla Podcast, which aims to educate and equip parents, therapists, and educators with the tools and information to understand sensory integration. She holds her Autism Certificate, as well as additional continuing education in Handwriting Without Tears, Primitive Reflex Integration, Sensory Integration, and more!