Daniel earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Florida in May of 1999. Daniel’s initial work experience included providing diagnostic/itinerant therapy services in Orange County Public Schools, as well as private practice. Here he worked with children and adolescents with special needs, focusing on individuals who needed the support of Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
Daniel has also served as a Speech and Language Clinical Manager with UCP of Central Florida. As Clinical Manager, he collaborated with all therapy disciplines, providing AAC trainings and support to families, therapists, teachers, and support staff on the importance of child language development and its relationship/best practices with AAC.
Daniel holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and a state license in Speech-Language Pathology from the State of Florida. He is a registered provider for the Early Steps (Early Intervention) program and is a member of ASHA’s Special Interest Division 12 (AAC Division).