Danica Moise is a first-generation scholar and daughter to two immigrant parents from Haiti. She is also a two-time UCF graduate and going for her third as she is currently completing her Ph.D. in Exceptional Education at the University of Central Florida. With a background in speech therapy, special education, and applied behavior analysis, Danica has spent her career working with children with Autism from disadvantaged schools and underserved communities. Danica’s current graduate work focuses on Executive Function skills and Self-Regulation. Her mission is to improve the academic, social, emotional, and adult trajectory outcomes for students with disabilities through research, advocacy, infusing culturally relevant practices.