I am Pratibha Srinivasan, AuD, CCC-A, LSLS Cert.AVT. I am a consultant offering a variety of services to parents, professionals, and institutions concerned with teaching children with hearing loss to listen and talk.
Pratibha has been serving the cause of children with hearing loss for over 30 years — teaching children with hearing loss to listen and talk, advocating their rights, training therapists and teachers, and assisting school systems serve their children better. She founded Chattering Children, a nonprofit auditory-verbal center and auditory-oral school in Virginia, in 1999 and stepped down as its Executive Director in 2008 to become a full-time, independent consultant. In 2009, she founded the nonprofit Equal Voice for Deaf Children to reach out and empower parents of children with hearing loss all over the world.
Pratibha is a Doctor of Audiology, Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist, and Teacher of the Deaf. As a consultant, she has conducted seminars, workshops, and training programs, both within the U.S. and internationally. Pratibha has made numerous presentations at scientific and professional conferences. She is the author of Practical Aural Habilitation (Charles C Thomas, 1996).
Pratibha has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) and the Chairperson of the Certification Council of the Auditory-Verbal International (now part of AG Bell Academy of Listening and Spoken Language).