Dr. Sandra Levey is Professor Emerita in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Lehman College of the City University of New York. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and a Board Recognized Specialist in Child Language. She is also a member of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics (IALP) (http://www.ialp.info/) and was appointed chair of the Multilingual and Multicultural Affairs Committee of the IALP (http://www.ialp.info/Multilingual_Affairs_Committee)
There have been two invited appearances on the NBC Today Show. The first addressed loud listening (http://www.today.com/video/earbuds-pose-dangerous-risk-of hearing-loss-516284483807) and the second, noisy children’s toys (http://www.today.com/video/could-noisy-toys-damage-your-childs-hearing-589336643678)
In 2011, Dr, Levey co-edited and authored chapters in the book Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom (SAGE Publications) (http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book233799/toc)
In 2014, she edited and authored chapters in the book Introduction to language development (Plural Publishing)
and workbook Introduction to Language Development Workbook (Plural Publishing).http://www.pluralpublishing.com/publication_itldwb.htm
She is currently editor and author and co-author of several chapters in a second edition in the book Introduction to Language Development (Plural Publishing).
Dr. Levey has been widely recognized for her extensive research and publications on the positive effects of multilingualism. She has received research grants for language studies in Kano, Nigeria and Bratislava, Slovakia. In 2009, she began research on the role of multicultural differences in noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), educating portable music player users in safe listening. In 2014, she was an invited consultant to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (NYCDOHMH) Noise Project.