Susan Hendler Lederer, Ph.D., CCC is a professor in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders at Adelphi University, Garden City, Long Island, NY. She is a NYS licensed and nationally certified Speech-Language Pathologist with over 35 years of clinical experience including 20 years of academic experience in the areas of early language and literacy development and disorders.
Together with colleagues and students, Dr. Lederer develops research-based intervention programs for young children with and without language delays. Descriptions and efficacy of these programs have been published in peer reviewed journals and presented across the country.
This research led directly to the publication of her award winning children’s books, I Can Say That, I Can Do That, I Can Play That, and Hey, Hey, Let’s All Say designed to help children learn to talk, play, and read. In addition, Dr. Lederer is a certified children’s yoga instructor and producer of the music CD, StoryBook Yoga.