presented hundreds of in-service workshops, seminars and conferences, nationally and internationally, sharing her knowledge and techniques with parent groups, school systems and speech-language pathologists. Lois also works training therapists and teachers nationally as well as internationally in India, Dubai, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Ethiopia and Bulgaria.
of ListenLoveLearn, offering virtual workshops and trainings based in New York City and Santa Monica, California. Lois brings her experience and wisdom from diagnostics and treatment of children with auditory-language processing disorders and challenges over the past 40+ years, to training parents, speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, audiologists, teachers and learning specialists in her original humanist approach for working with children birth-18 who deal with auditory-language processing issues. In addition to continuing to offer individual intervention, Lois also serves as a consultant to numerous school districts, the Phelps Northwell Hospital Cochlear Implant Center, the Phelps Northwell Hospital Auditory Processing Program.
Lois is the Element of Play® Program Consultant, creating programs and trainings in the US and abroad; combining listening language and play skills for underserved populations (wwo.org/our-team). Lois’ trainings have been attended nationally and internationally bringing her to London, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bulgaria, Haiti, with extensive trainings in Puerto Rico. Lois has appeared on national TV to talk about her book The Sound of Hope, published by Random House and with a foreword by Rosie O’Donnell.
is to share her philosophy, techniques and methods with parents, therapists and teachers around the world.
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.
Actress/Celebrity Rosie O’Donnell’s eight-year old son was diagnosed with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD). Veteran speech and language therapist Lois Kam Heymann worked with the family and taught a method of interventions that dramatically helped him. He is now thriving at home and at school.
O’Donnell’s moving foreword to The Sound of Hope makes clear that she wants to help spread the word about Lois’s invaluable process and techniques.