About Dr. Leah Light

Dr. Leah Light

director of the Brainchild Institute, completed her B.A. in Special Education and her Master of Science and Doctorate degrees in Audiology.

In addition, she completed a year of speech pathology studies. Dr. Light is a member and is certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She is also a member of AAA, FLASHA and FLAA. Having worked with almost every aspect of hearing impairment and deafness from newborns to the aged, Dr. Light has extensive clinical expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss, vestibular dysfunction and other auditory related disorders.

In addition, she has worked as an integral part of child development and patient management teams. Over the past 16 years, Dr. Light's focus has centered around Auditory Processing Disorders (APD) and their impact on self-esteem, social skills, communication and learning. Dr. Light regularly attends workshops in Audiology and in a variety of related disciplines to better understand the global impact of both sensory and neurological deficits on auditory processing skills.

She has written articles that have been published in South Florida Parenting Magazine and Today's Parent. Dr. Light frequently lectures on the topic of APD and is presently working on a practical application guide entitled "The ABCs of APDs." She is dedicated to the achievement of human potential and strives to create better tools to evaluate and enhance auditory awareness and promote better listening skills.