Dave has been a clinician and healthcare administrator for the past thirty years. For the past fifteen, he has focused exclusively on working with adults and children living with autism to help them live more independent and robust lives and to advocate for true inclusion in all walks of society. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania and Certified Brain Injury Specialist and has a particular clinical interest in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Organizational Behavior Management (OBM). He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership at Alvernia University, holds an MA in Counseling Psychology from Immaculata University and Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis from University of North Texas. He and his wife of thirty-seven years have four sons and four grandchildren.