Michael Douglas, MA, CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert AVT
Consumer Engagement Program Manager, MED-EL
Michael is a speech-language pathologist and a certified auditory-verbal therapist. He received his BA in speech-language pathology in 1994 and an MA in 1996 from the University of North Texas. He received his certification in auditory-verbal therapy in 2002. He has focused his career on teaching children with hearing loss to listen and speak in various settings including early childhood programs, schools, hospitals, private practice, and cochlear implant centers. He is the recipient of the Cochlear Americas Clinical Fellow Award and the Helen Beebe Scholarship. Michael served as the Director of the Speech Clinic and Director of Intervention Services at the Center for Hearing and Speech in Houston, TX from 2005 to 2012. There he managed the speech-language pathology clinic, an auditory-oral preschool and the family services department. He was an adjunct instructor at the University of Houston from 2010 to 2012. He served as the Principal of the Mama Lere Hearing School in the Bill Wilkerson Center at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN between 2012 and 2016. Currently he is an employee of MED-EL as a Consumer Engagement Program Manager for (re)habilitation, lectures worldwide and has contributed to several peer review publications. He is the author of Dual-Language Learning for Children with Hearing Loss.