Rachel Bell received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Cincinnati and went on to receive her Masters in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.  She has worked as a (certified and licensed) public school speech/language pathologist since graduating in 2016.

Rachel works as a full-time speech/language pathologist in several schools throughout Geauga county with children preschool through 12th grade with a variety of different challenges impacting their ability to communicate.  Her wide-range of experience includes the diagnosis and treatment of communication disorders in children, spanning preschool to high school-aged students.  She has worked with a varied caseload including students with articulation, language and fluency disorders, cognitive delays, autism, and multiple disabilities.  She has a special interest in working with school age children with speech and language delays as well as children with hearing impairments.  Rachel knows sign language and keeps her skills current with many of her students needing both speech and audiological services due to hearing loss.

In her free time, Rachel coaches the Solon High School gymnastics team and loves making a difference in their lives.  She has been working at the Center for Life Skills since November of 2017 and has enjoyed getting to know the staff and families.  She believes learning is different for everyone and works hard to find individualized approaches to each child and family she meets.