Dawn Rainey



  • Graduate Certificate, California State University at Northridge
  • Graduate Certificate, Assistive Technology, Applications Certificate
  • BS, DeVry University



  • Workshop: "10 Things I Can do For Myself," Closing the Gap, October 2010
  • Workshop: "Designing for Efficiency: AAC and Alternate Access Methods," Closing the Gap, October 2009
  • Workshop: "Understanding Alternate Access on Non-Dedicated AAC Devices," Closing the Gap, October 2008


  • McKeown, K., and Rainey, D. "10 Things I Can Do for Myself and then Some..." Closing the Gap 30 (2011). 
  • Rainey, D. "Technology Integration: How to Start and When to Stop," Closing the Gap 26 (2007). 
  • Rainey, D. "The 5 W's of Assistive Technology: What Every Family Needs to Know," Exceptional Parent Magazine (2007). 


Fellowships & Awards

  • P. T. Hsu Award, Awarded by Boston University for Outstanding Senior Design Project in Electrical Engineering, 1997