Lois Kam Heymann, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a Speech and Language Pathologist with over 30 years experience working with children with listening, hearing and learning challenges and their parents. She is the leading authority of Auditory Processing Disorder. As a sought after speaker, she has presented hundreds of in-service workshops, seminars and conferences, sharing her knowledge and techniques with parent groups, school systems and speech therapists.
Lois is the author of The Sound of Hope: Recognizing, Coping with and Treating Your Child’s Auditory Processing Disorder (Random House Publishing). The book is a parent guide to the importance of listening skills development in children birth to 8 years old. It is a how-to book with easy to follow activities for parents to implement with their children. Rosie O’Donnell wrote the foreword detailing her personal experience working with Lois who diagnosed Rosie’s son with Auditory Processing Disorder.
Lois, founder and director of ListenLoveLearn has a private practice for evaluation and treatment of children with auditory-language issues in Chestnut Ridge, New York and offices for evaluation in New York City. Lois also consults with numerous school districts in New York and New Jersey, serves as a program developer and training facilitator for WWO (Worldwide Orphans-wwo.org) and a new and developing program for children with auditory issues (APD and hearing loss) at Phelps Memorial Hospital in Tarrytown, NY.
Lois' mission is to spread her philosophy of learning through active listening and love.