Cheryl DeConde Johnson
Cheryl DeConde Johnson, EdD, has an extensive history of advocacy for children and youth who are deaf and hard of hearing and their families. Through her many roles as an educational audiologist, early intervention specialist, deaf and hard of hearing program administrator, deaf education and audiology consultant with the Colorado Department of Education, author, and university instructor, she continues to provide consultation, program evaluation, and training globally through her practice, the ADE-vantage (Audiology Deaf Education). Cheryl is also a co-founder of Hands & Voices. She is most proud of her grown daughter who describes herself as sometimes deaf and sometimes hard of hearing and from whom Cheryl continues to be enlightened. Cheryl now shares her time between Leadville, Colorado, and Green Valley, Arizona.