Denise Davis-Pedrie is a Speech/Language/Hearing Pathologist and Teacher of the Deaf/HOH with a specialist certification in Infant/Toddler Special Education. She is currently a Colorado Hearing Resource Coordinator with The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind supporting families with newly identified children, birth to 5 years old with hearing loss or hearing and vision loss. She has vast experience working with families and children birth to 5 in their homes and 20 years experience teaching preschool/kindergarten age children with hearing loss and normal hearing together. Denise has presented at various conferences including EHDI (Early Hearing, Detection and Intervention) and WREIC (Western Regional Early Intervention Conference ) on such subjects as Early Literacy Through Listening, Theory of the Mind and Hearing Loss and Positive Behavior Strategies with Children with Hearing Loss. She is a member on the Colorado Hands and Voices Board of Directors, which is an organization supporting parent-to-parent assistance with families with children with hearing loss. She is a native of Colorado and enjoys many outdoor activities, such as skiing, hiking, swimming and biking with her husband and friends. She also designs jewelry, knitting and sewing projects.