Pedro Brás da Silva

Speech Therapist | Specialist in Hearing and Spoken Language | Hearing-Verbal Therapist Certificate

Pedro Brás da Silva is a Speech Therapist (Licensed by the School of Health Technology of IPPorto) and Hearing and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) Certified Hearing-Verbal Therapist (by the AGBell Academy). He is the first professional certified in LSLS Hearing-Verbal Therapy in Portugal, since 2018 and the 2nd speaker of Portuguese in the World. He has been working in the area of ​​Hearing, Language and Speech for over 20 years, having worked with children and young people with deafness, users of hearing technology, in Support Units for Students with Deafness in regular schools of the Ministry of Education, until 2019. part of the 1st group of Portuguese professionals with initial training in Hearing-Verbal Therapy, between 2011-12, with Prof. Warren Estabrooks. He was a lecturer in the Speech Therapy and Audiology Courses at the Escola Superior de Saúde do Porto (IPP) between 2004 and 2017, having also taught postgraduate courses in the area. He was a founding member of the Hearing Department of the Portuguese Society of Speech Therapy (2015-2017) and currently a member of the Board of GRIS (Screening and Intervention Group in Deafness). Since 2012, he has been working specifically with families of babies, children and young people/adults in Hearing Implant Centers (at Hospital CUF Porto until 2016), currently working at the Center for Deafness, Vertigo and Tinnitus at Hospital Lusíadas Porto, with face-to-face and online support - teletherapy. He is the author and co-author of presentations at numerous national and international conferences, as well as articles in scientific books in the area of ​​hearing. He is also a mentor for professionals in the Portuguese language hearing field, who wish to obtain the LSLS Cert AVTÂ credentials.

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