Danielle Barash, speech-language pathologist for children in Los Angeles

Danielle Barash is a California state licensed and nationally certified speech-language pathologist with extensive experience in the diagnosis and intervention of children with a variety of communication disorders. Danielle has developed particular expertise in, and passion for, working with children with autism spectrum disorders. Danielle has four years of experience working in a multi-disciplinary early intervention program for children with autism spectrum and related disorders. As such, she has enjoyed collaborating with, and cross-training, behavior therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, marriage and family therapists, and child development specialists. 

Danielle received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Washington-Seattle and a Master’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has a Certificate of Clinical Competency and an Award for Continuing Education from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

 

Danielle is a dedicated, caring, and highly trained professional who enjoys working with children and their families to provide personalized therapy to achieve communication goals. Danielle’s positive demeanor and energetic personality provide a fun atmosphere that keeps children engaged throughout their sessions. Danielle believes in a team approach to therapy, and therefore, encourages collaboration with parents, family members, teachers, and other therapists (when applicable) to provide the most encouraging, supportive, and successful environment for her clients. 

Danielle has attended and received continuing education credits for the following courses:

  • Introduction to PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) Technique

  • Bridging PROMPT Technique To Intervention

  • Kaufmann Speech To Language Protocol

  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

  • Transitioning From The PECS To Speech Generating Devices (SGD)

  • Coaching Parents In How To Play

  • Natural Language Acquisition In Autism: Echolalia To Self-Generated Language

  • Social Thinking

  • Strengthening Your Core Vocabulary

  • Feedback That Motivates And Enhances Learning In Clinical Education

 

Additionally, Danielle has received training on the following topics:

  • Verbal Behavior-Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP)

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

  • Play and Development

  • Transitions From Regional Center To Los Angeles Unified School District

  • Sensory Integration

  • Picky Eaters

  • Conflict Resolution and Interpersonal Skills