Ellen A. Rhoades, EdS, LSLS Cert. AVT
Ellen A. Rhoades, EdS, LSLS Cert. AVT, is an international consultant, mentor, and speaker who has established and directed several Auditory-Verbal centers and programs. She was a Founding Director of Auditory-Verbal International and served on AG Bell Association's Board of Directors. She is Associate Editor of The Volta Review and Review Editor for other professional journals. She has authored many papers, chapters, and books including Aural (Re)Habilitation for Adolescents with Hearing Loss and Auditory-Verbal Practice: Toward a Family-Centered Approach, 2nd ed. Her awards include Professional of the Year (AVI), Program of the Year (AG Bell), and Nitchie Award in Human Communication (League for the Hard of Hearing). She has congenital bilateral profound hearing loss.