Dickson is an international leader in Auditory-Verbal practice. An inaugural
Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) Certified Auditory-Verbal
Therapist, she has over 30 years’ experience teaching spoken language through
listening. Cheryl mentors professionals worldwide to become certified LSLS
specialists. She is a past president of the AG Bell Academy for Listening and
Spoken Language, Washington DC. She also served five years on the Certification
Committee that formed the current LSLS certification guidelines and standards.
Cheryl is the founder and past director of the CLASP Auditory-Verbal Centre in
Manila, Philippines. She has authored or co-authored many publications including
four books: Track a Listening Child (2013), The Mentor’s Guide to Auditory
Verbal Competencies (2013), A Clinician's Guide - Adult Expectations (2013),
and Sound Foundation for Babies (2009).