Rachel Brady is a Research Associate in the Department of Pediatrics, and the Director of Information Dissemination for the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Center for Child and Human Development at Georgetown University.
Dr. Brady is also the Project Coordinator for the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development for the District of Columbia’s Early Intervention Program, Strong Start. Dr. Brady provides not only provides on-site clinical training but also and creates and implements online training experiences for a variety of service providers and students in early childhood intervention. She provides on-site training for medical students and at GUMC in the identification and referral of young children with delays and disabilities. Dr. Brady also provides training through comprehensive and developmentally-appropriate early childhood intervention services for community-based early intervention service providers and Head Start teachers across the DC metro area . She, along with her colleague, Dr. Toby Long, authored the distance learning Contemporary Practices in Early Intervention for Children Birth to Five curriculum and provides the on-site and online training curriculum and technical assistance for the Strong Start. Dr. Brady provides content and teaching on pediatric and early intervention practice as adjunct faculty for the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science.Rachel has been an early intervention provider for over 20 years in community programs and diagnostic clinics for children with cerebral palsy, other developmental disabilities, and children born prematurely. She continues to provide physical therapy services at Bright Beginnings, an Early Head S