Overview

Charlie Danger

An experienced and creative occupational therapist and assistive technology professional, passionate about the role of technology in enabling individuals to participate in fulfilling and meaningful lives.

I have a particular interest in supporting people who have communication needs through both high-tech speech devices and paper-based resources.

  • Formal Education / Certification
    • Bachelors in Occupational Therapy
    • Masters in Language and Communication Impairments in Children
    • RESNA-certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP)
  • Experience
    • Worked as an assistive technology practitioner since 1999 in many diverse settings including statutory and higher education, healthcare, the workplace, and in the community
    • Provided client assessment, training and implementation support for many individuals and AT/AAC services
    • Co-established a very early SEND assistive technology outreach service in 2001
    • Managed a project to create the first national AT/AAC clinical service in the middle east
    • Wrote and delivered a university-certified post-graduate course in AT and AAC
    • Provided clinical supervision to speech & language therapists and occupational therapists
    • Contributed to programmes run by WHO and UNICEF
    • Acted as a consultant for UK and international charities
  • Other Contributions
    • Spoken at international conferences
    • Acted as a mentor in hackathons and for university students
    • Authored an AT/AAC website since 1999
    • Interviewee on Talking with Tech
    • Author for PrAACtical AAC
    • Featured on Koester Performance Research

I offer services in the UK and worldwide.