FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Laurie Hanin, Executive Director
LOIS KAM HEYMANN APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF SHELLEY AND STEVEN EINHORN COMMUNICATION CENTER AT CENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION
NEW YORK/April 19, 2011 -- The Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) has named Lois Kam Heymann, M.A. CCC-SLP, Director of the Shelley and Steven Einhorn Communication Center, New York’s leading provider of comprehensive clinical services for people of all ages with hearing loss as well as children with auditory processing disorder (APD).
Heymann is a speech-language pathologist with over 30 years experience working with children with hearing, listening and learning challenges and their parents. Having presented hundreds of in-service workshops, seminars and conferences, Heymann is a sought after speaker and author of the book The Sound of Hope, a 2010 Random House publication. Heymann joined the staff of CHC in July, 2010 as Director of the Auditory Processing Center, a new clinical resource at CHC’s New York office.
“We are thrilled to have Lois Heymann lead our team of speech-language pathologists uniquely skilled in diagnosing and treating the needs of people of all ages who are deaf and hard of hearing as well as children with listening, learning and auditory challenges,” stated Executive Director, Laurie Hanin. “Along with her experience, Heymann brings innovative therapeutic techniques which have made her one of the industry’s leading authorities and will allow CHC to help even more children achieve their full potential.”
Prior to joining CHC in July, 2010, Lois was on the faculty of the State University of New York (SUNY) where she was a professor in the Department of Communication Disorders and supervised a university-based clinic for individuals with hearing and listening challenges. Lois has had a private practice specializing in children with hearing and listening challenges for the past 20 years. Lois received her degrees from Emerson College in Boston and City College.
Since 1910, CHC has been New York’s leading hearing healthcare center for infants, children and adults . With offices in New York City and Florida, CHC meets consumers’ hearing and communication needs through professional services that offer the highest level of clinical expertise and technical know-how available in the hearing healthcare field. In addition to providing clinical services for people with hearing loss (e.g., hearing evaluations; speech and language therapy; hearing aid evaluations, fittings and sales), CHC has expertise in the testing, evaluation and treatment of Auditory Processing Disorders. CHC’s Auditory Processing Center is the New York’s only center-based resource with comprehensive services to help children overcome the challenges of listening, learning and auditory issues.
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