KAREN MACIVER-LUX, M.A., Aud(C), Reg. CASLPO, LSLS Cert. AVT® is the president of SoundIntuition where she oversees the development of online training programs and products for professionals engaged in serving individuals who have communication disorder(s).
Karen has held the position of Lecturer in the School of Human Communication Disorders at Dalhousie University, and is currently a consultant to WE Listen International Inc. She has given numerous presentations internationally, and provides mentorship to professionals.
From 1997-2007 Karen worked as an auditory-verbal therapist and coordinator of clinical services at the Learning to Listen Foundation (LTLF), North York General Hospital in Toronto. In addition, she worked as a clinical audiologist for several years. She also served as a director of the board of Auditory-Verbal International, Inc. Karen has a congenital severe to profound hearing loss and is a graduate of LTLF.
Karen was honored by Maclean’s magazine as one of the Top 100 young Canadians of 2000 and received the Who’s Who in Students of American Colleges and Universities Award in 1993.
Karen has made contributions to the literature including: How the Student with Hearing Loss Can Succeed in College (2nd ed.) (1996), 50 FAQs About AVT (2001), Songs for Listening! Songs for Life! (2003), Listen to This! – Volume I (2004), The Listener (2000, 2005), Listen to This!-Volume 2 (2006), Auditory-Verbal Therapy and Practice (2006), Perspectives on Audiology (2009), 101 FAQs of AVT (2012) and Cochlear Implants (2014).