About the presenter: Dave Sindrey is the creator of many beloved materials for children with hearing loss, including Listening Games for Littles and the Cochlear Implant Auditory Training Guide. Dave is known for inventive and effective games that work on both listening and language, and his lighthearted illustrations are loved by both parents and children around the world. He established his own publishing company, Wordplay Publications, in 1990 and continues to operate it from his hometown. Dave was trained as a Speech Language Pathologist at the University of Western Ontario and during his undergraduate degree in Communicative Disorders, studied under Dr. Daniel Ling. Dave is certified as an Auditory-Verbal Therapist and has given more than one hundred lectures internationally on parent-centered treatment, creating fun and effective lesson plans, strategies for developing listening skills and techniques for promoting active listening behaviours in children. He lives in London, Ontario, Canada with his son Liam and their dog Tugs.