Build listening, language and literacy skills for early childhood and early elementary kids with foundational skills for academic and social success! SOUNDS FUN! impacts development and growth of language, reading, spelling and comprehension. The ListenLoveLearn®, SOUNDS FUN! theories and Integrated Lessons easily fit into early childhood and early elementary 30 – minute sessions or periods. Speech-Language Pathologists can utilize the lessons in individual or group sessions and parents can use the lessons for learning at home with their children.
TeacherTalks is a 2.5-hour course available to teachers, administrators, speech-language pathologists, and support personnel. This course is for everyone working with children Pre-K through High School in the classroom setting.
We all need our students to “hear”, comprehend, and respond to our lessons and discussions. Learn these valuable skills which you can incorporate immediately in the classroom.
Lois Kam Heymann, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a Speech and Language Pathologist with over 30 years experience working with children with listening, language and learning challenges and their parents.
Lois has 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.
Lois’ book: The Sound of Hope: Recognizing, Coping with and Treating Your Child’s Auditory Processing Disorder (Random House Publishing) is a parent guide to the importance of listening skills development in children birth to 8 years old. The book has a forward by Rosie O’Donnell.
Lois creates Listening-Language Programs for students of all ages.
Lois’ mission is to share her philosophy, techniques and methods with parents, therapists and teachers around the world.
Kim Kramer, M.S. Ed., M.S., CCC-SLP, is a Speech-Language Pathologist and Learning Specialist with over 25 years experience. She specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, birth through 18 years. Kim is licensed to practice in New York, Connecticut, and Maine.
Kim has worked in the NYC Board of Education, Roosevelt Hospital Children’s Center, and EI and CPSE agencies. She started her private practice in 2003. Kim is the creator of The Toy List, which went viral this past Fall.
Kim provides therapy for Receptive and Expressive Language, Auditory Processing, Written Expression, Reading, Phonological Awareness, Executive Functioning, Feeding, and Articulation.
Kim is trained in a variety of programs including but not limited to, Sounds Fun!, Preventing Academic Failure (PAF), Orton-Gillingham, Sounds in Motion, Teaching Basic Writing Skills (The Hochman Method), It Takes Two To Talk (Hanen Program), Beckman Oral Motor, various feeding programs, and P.R.O.M.P.T.
Kim works closely with the New York private and public preschools, lower, and middle schools. Kim has presented numerous workshops to parent support groups, preschools and ongoing schools about language, listening, reading and writing skills, how and when to refer for services, sound field units, and feeding.