Rachel Harrington, COTA/L, AC, is a pediatric occupational therapy assistant, passionate about sensory integration, primitive reflexes, and early intervention. In October 2020, Rachel took over Sensational Brain, previously owned by Gwen Wild, MOT, OTR/L, in which she has rebranded and expanded into new courses, products, and more!
In addition to Sensational Brain, Rachel founded The Sensory Project, which shares simple sensory strategies and tips and handmade sensory tools on Etsy. She works part-time with Harkla to create sensory-related content for parents and therapists through a podcast, courses, and more.
Rachel is passionate about sharing her knowledge of sensory integration by participating in speaking engagements with nonprofit organizations, schools, childcare centers, and community events to increase early identification of sensory processing challenges.
Rachel lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, two young children and golden retriever, where they are always hiking, exploring or spending time with family.
- Financial: Rachel owns Sensational Brain LLC, receives proceeds from all sales, and co-hosts All Things Sensory by Harkla Podcast.
- Nonfinancial: Rachel works part-time with Harkla Co. as a content creator.