This mom created learning videos for kids with developmental delays when she couldn’t find one

A preschool trainer helps numerous mother and father by creating reveals on-line that educate kids with improvement delays.

Rachel Griffin Accurso, also referred to as Ms. Rachel, is now a well-liked digital creator with over a billion of views on YouTube.

Lots of kids who watch her on-line see her as a rock star as she teaches them issues in a enjoyable and cheerful method.

Her ardour for educating has all the time been there however she discovered the aim of her movies when she was on the lookout for developmentally-appropriate reveals for her son.


Rachel’s son has improvement delays so she needed him to observe movies that match his skills.

“His first phrase was at 2 years and eight months and that was ‘mama’,” she mentioned. “I’ve waited for that for therefore lengthy and as a guardian, you wish to do something to assist them.”

Rachel stored on the lookout for reveals that cater to kids with developmental delays however she had no luck.

Ms Rachel touching her head

Unhappy and upset, she determined to create the reveals herself and make good use of her educating expertise.

With the assistance of her husband Aron who’s a Broadway composer, they began to create movies which can be each enjoyable and academic for youths who’ve developmental delays.

On her YouTube channel referred to as “Songs for Littles,” Rachel posts movies which can be enjoyable and fascinating for infants and toddlers.

Puppet teaching how to count

By means of music and signal language, she will get their consideration and teaches them sure issues in every video.

Lots of her movies are centered on serving to the youngsters learn to speak, sing and acknowledge totally different objects and animals.

In addition they encourage motor expertise reminiscent of clapping, leaping, hopping, and operating.

Aron teaches babies how to say "dada"

Rachel’s movies are jam-packed with nursery rhymes and enjoyable songs for little kids. Apparently, it was simpler for them to create such lovely music reveals as they’re each musically inclined.

“Ms. Rachel” herself is an award-winning music author, singer, and music trainer. Whereas Rachel hosts the reveals, Aron writes and organize the music and skits and likewise seems within the movies, playing around and performing with puppets.

They’re joined with different group members who’re additionally nice singers and educators.

Aron with fellow singer on YouTube

Rachel doesn’t solely make sure that her movies are enjoyable and fascinating but additionally purposeful. She needed to assist as many kids and fogeys as attainable.

She does this by doing close-ups of her face when introducing new phrases so the youngsters will clearly see how she says the phrases together with her mouth.

She additionally pauses to attend for her viewers’ response after she asks a query. These little issues will assist kids with speech delay study new phrases with none stress.

She explains that numerous issues she teaches on her movies are issues she needs she had recognized for her son.

“What all the time comes again to that for me is that it’s good for youngsters and I’m serving to as a result of that’s my calling and fervour,” mentioned Rachel.  

Ms Rachel teaching words

If kids see Rachel as a rock star, she is unquestionably a hero for his or her mother and father. Lots of them share their experiences on social media and the way Rachel has helped their kids surpassed totally different developmental hurdles.

They mentioned that they noticed numerous developmental adjustments on their kids after watching a collection of Rachel’s YouTube movies.

“I seen an enormous enhance in my toddlers’ vocabulary after making the signing and language episodes a part of our weekly routine. She additionally began signing much more to speak her needs and desires with us,” one of many mother and father wrote.

Ms Rachel teaches cooking

Regardless of the wealth and fame that Ms. Rachel positive aspects from her movies, she stays grounded and intentional.

For her, crucial factor is that she is ready to assist many kids and contact their lives in her personal, superb methods.

Watch this video and see how Ms. Rachel turned from a preschool trainer to a YouTube star: