Lynda Berkowitz, MSSH

Instructor in Otolaryngology


Deaf Education



Degree Program

Master of Science in Deaf Education (MSDE)


PACS 438: Early Literacy Development for Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Additional Titles

  • Co-Principal, Central Institute for the Deaf

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Mailing Address


  • BS (Elementary Education): University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1981)
  • MSSH (Deaf Education): Washington University in St. Louis (1983)

Board Certifications

  • Council on Education of the Deaf (CED)
  • Alexander Graham Bell Association Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS)

Research Interests

Oral deaf education; early intervention in deaf education; reading and language instruction for hearing-impaired children


Berkowitz L, Rice E, The New Auditory-Oral Preschool, Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Group of Learners with Hearing Loss. Volta Voices 2006

Berkowitz, L., Auditory Learning in Preschoolers: Tips for Professionals. Volta Voices May/June 2012