Lois Kam Heymann, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a Speech and Language Pathologist with more than 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, the founder and director of ListenLoveLearn, is also a professor at Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY. After stepping down as the Director of the Communication Department at the Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) in New York City, Lois has continued to serve CHC as a consultant.