Susan H. Norwell MA SPED, ATACP

Co-Founder of Rett University

Susan Norwell M.A. Special Education, has worked with a wide array of students, including those with Rett Syndrome, Autism and Multiple Disabilities for the last 42 years. She has spent the last 31 years in private practice working primarily with children on the Autism spectrum and girls who have Rett Syndrome. She is trained in “Greenspan’s Floortime” model and would consider herself a relationship based educational specialist.

Susan’s current focus is in teaching literacy skills for children without verbal language and with significant disabilities while integrating augmentative communication and technology supports. She consults to various school districts on successful education of children with Rett Syndrome and those on the Autism Spectrum and has presented workshops worldwide. Susan is a high-energy consultant who is known for her broad knowledge base as well as practical and creative ideas for furthering the learning of those with the most significant challenges.  Her greatest joy is supporting a school team to futher their postive impact on a kiddo with Complex Needs and to help parents recognize what their child is truly capable of.