Staff Bio

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Rhoda Schaffer

Voc Rehab Counselor

schafferr@vcu.edu |

Rhoda earned a Master’s degree with an emphasis in autism programming at Michigan State University after teaching students with autism for two years.  She then continued her experiences as a mixture of teaching students with autism, assisting with research at Division TEACCH, coordinating a regional autism program in Virginia, and working with teachers and families as an autism specialist for a school division.  She joined VCU-RRTC in the spring of 2019.  Currently she works as an Employment Specialist at the Fort Eustis Project SEARCH site.