In the past Rachelle has organized and lead several student panels on, in addition to presenting a nationally viewed webinar for UMB-IDA. Today, Rachelle focuses her passion for LDs into research. At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln she is currently conducting several studies on the motivation and academic success of children with LDs. Through her various work, she has been able to touch the lives of hundreds of LD individuals, and hopes to continue to make this impact throughout her life. After graduation in May, Rachelle hopes to go on to get her Ph.D., in pursuit of a career in LD research. Rachelle’s main goal change the mindset around and advocate for those with LDs, as they belong in all parts of society, including higher education.
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