Rachel graduated in 2015 from Ryerson University where she has attained her B.A in Psychology. Rachel has always been interested in the many ways the arts aid in the rehabilitation of varying developmental challenges. In volunteering in the SMART lab, she combined her interest in psycho-social development with her passion for music. Rachel has a variety of musical experience ranging from formal training in theory and performance of piano, guitar and vocals. Rachel had assisted with a study examining the social and communicative deficits of Autism Spectrum Disorder in children.