Lydia H. Soifer, PhD

Dr. Soifer is a language pathologist with more than 45 years experience in clinical, private and university teaching. She is a frequent presenter at professional conferences both nationally and internationally and is a language and learning consultant to schools in the tri-state area. 

She is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and faculty member in the Early Intervention Training Institute, both at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. For twenty-five years, Dr. Soifer was the Director of the Soifer Center for Learning and Child Development. She is a member of the Professional Advisory Board of Smart Kids with LD as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Eagle Hill School in Greenwich, CT. As a parent educator, teacher trainer, and staff developer, she specializes in the needs of children with specific instructional needs in learning, literacy, behavior, and communication.

She is also the author of numerous articles and a chapter, "Oral Language Foundations of Literacy," in the publication, Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills, now in its 4th edition.