Linda L. Daniel, M.S.

Ms. Linda Daniel earned her B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science at the University of Iowa, M.A. in Audiology at the University of Denver, and M.S. in Communication Disorders at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is an American Board of Audiology Certified Audiologist and a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, and Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist with over 35 years of experience in the field. Ms. Daniel was mentored by forerunners in Acoupedics and Auditory-Verbal Practice, Doreen Pollack and Marion Ernst. She is the owner and founding director of HEAR In Dallas, which provides comprehensive aural rehabilitation services to individuals with hearing loss ranging from infants to senior citizens. Ms. Daniel has extensive experience serving a widely heterogeneous population of individuals with hearing loss, including those with associated disorders and complex situations. She holds the position of Aural Rehabilitation Consultant for the cochlear implant program at the Dallas Ear Institute. As such, she assesses prospective candidates for implantation; then she and her staff provide the aural rehabilitation services required after the device is activated. Ms. Daniel’s mission is to assist patients in leading lives within the hearing-speaking mainstream. Her special interests are parent training, sensory processing and cognitive functions of audition.

Ms. Daniel is a popular presenter at the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and at numerous state and international conferences. She conducts workshops for professionals and parents, webinars, and lectures at universities throughout the North Texas region. She served as Chair of the Examination Development Committee of the Certification Council of Auditory-Verbal International and participates in research documenting sensory processing disorder in children with hearing loss. Ms. Daniel is Chair of the Education Committee of the Dallas Hearing Foundation. She also enjoys working with university students and mentoring young professionals.