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Danielle Cool, MEd, BCBA

Board Certified Behavior Analyst and ABA Program Assistant
Contact 616.365.8920


Dani has been with BRAINS since 2018 and currently serves as a Board-Certified Behavior Analysts for children from 2-18 with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She works with children with a variety of skill levels. She provides services to children in a home setting and in school settings. Dani enjoys helping children with Autism develop communication skills and improve functional living skills. She finds it very rewarding when children are able to live more inclusive lives with their peers and families.

Dani grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan where she currently lives with her husband, son, cat, dog and birds. Dani loves animals and enjoys playing with her pets outside in the backyard. She enjoys being outside in the summer months and loves to tend her bountiful garden. She also enjoys swimming and paddleboarding with her dog. Dani will happily take her client’s swimming and incorporate the outdoors and water play into her sessions. Dani will use preferred activities such as running, tag, dinosaurs and many other’s to help client’s pair her with reforcing activities and to create a fun learning enviornment.


Bachelor of Science- Western Michigan University- 2016 Master of Education- Arizona State University- 2018

Areas of Interest

Functional Living Skills

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Behavioral Challenges

Communication Disorders