Cheryl L. Dickson is an international leader in Auditory-Verbal practice. A Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist , Cheryl has over 30 years of experience in the field of childhood hearing loss and teaching spoken language through listening. She is a past President of the AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language and has served as a consultant to listening and spoken language programs throughout the world. Cheryl is also the founder and past Director of the CLASP Auditory-Verbal Centre in Manila, Philippines. She has been chairperson for the AG Bell Mentoring Task Force and has mentored more than 30 people world-wide to successful LSLS certification. She is also active in both providing services for teenagers and adults receiving cochlear implants as well as training professionals to work with the specific population. Cheryl also has numerous publications to her credit, many of which can be found on the Cochlear Rehabilitation Website.