Priscilla Danielson
RMUoHP Faculty


Priscilla M. Danielson, PhD, CCC-SLP, ATACP completed her studies for Master in Speech/Language Pathology at Memphis State University and her doctoral studies at Temple University in Educational Psychology, with a specialty in Special Education. Dr. Danielson’s work experience as a speech/language pathologist has included hospital clinical staff, private practice coordination with Otolaryngologists, public school speech/language pathology and Assistive Technology (AT) and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) specialist, AAC trainer for caregivers, families, and users across the state of Pennsylvania, and administrator of a program at Temple University for college-age adults using AAC who were transitioning to independence and developing communication strategies and tools to support this transition. Dr. Danielson has served as an adjunct professor and clinical supervisor at West Chester University Department of Communication Disorders teaching Articulation and Phonology and Anatomy of Speech and Hearing structures and function. Most recently, Dr. Danielson was an adjunct professor at Temple University teaching undergraduate courses in Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning and at the University of Delaware teaching graduate courses in Assistive Technology and High Incidence Disabilities. Dr. Danielson has maintained a lengthy private practice focused on language development and disorders in children and adolescents, fluency, and AT/AAC strategies and tools. Dr. Danielson has also provided consultation to public school districts and legal teams in the areas of AT/AAC tools, strategies, and implementation.

Clinical Expertise
Dr. Danielson’s clinical expertise includes assistive technology (AT), augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), language development and disorders, fluency in children and adolescents, and AT/AAC strategies and tools.


  • Psychology, Specialization in Special Education Dissertation: Perceptions of Working Memory Use in Communication By Users of Speech-Generating Devices
    *PhD, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
    May 2016
  • M.A., Speech-Language Pathology
    Memphis State University, Memphis, TN
    May 1980
  • BA, Sociology
    Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA
    May 1977

Publications & Scholarly Works


  • *Personal Narrative Writing with Low- and High-Tech AAC NJ Special Education Technology Center, NJ
  • *UDL Needs to be a “Bottom-Up” Educational Process Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology, Bologna, Italy
  • *Utilizing Technology Tools to Support Speech/Language Pathology, Somerset County Public Schools, MD
  • *How the SLP can Participate in and Facilitate Success with UDL Through the Use of AT, PSHA Convention, PA
  • *AAC for Individual with Visual Impairments, Salus University, PA
  • *Introduction to AT/AAC Assessment, Implementation & Application, Temple University, PA


  • Adjunct of the Year, Department of Education,
    Temple University | 2016
  • ACES Award for Continuing Education
    ASHA | 1989, 1993, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2013


  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Maryland Speech and Hearing Association
  • Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association
  • Delaware Speech and Hearing Association