Orin Dsilva, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

Orin Dsilva, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
Adjunct Professor, Online Program - Speech Language Pathology
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My name is Orin Dsilva. I live in California with my husband, Ram and two little boys. I am an assistive technology specialist and I work with various teams in assessing students for AAC needs and supporting teams to successfully implement AAC at school and home environment.

I love teaching. During my free time I love reading, cooking variety of food and hydro-planting.


Academic Interests and Research:

Academic interests include Augmentative and Alternative communication. Additionally, I am interested in online teaching and educating special education teachers and professionals supporting students relying on augmentative and alternative modes for communication.


  • M.Sc. Speech-Language Pathology, All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, India
  • B.Sc. speech-language and hearing, Dr. M.V.S.T. College of speech and hearing, India

Curriculum Vitae 

Teaching Responsibilities:
  • CSD 5313 Augmentative Communication and Sever Populations
  • CSD 5151 Practicum


Favorite Scripture:

Philippines 4:6-7 

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”