SHERI L. STOOTS, M.ED., CCC-AAt Commonwealth Psychological Associates, PLC, audiologist Sheri Stoots serves patients who need central auditory processing evaluations to determine listening skills and any problems they may be experiencing in this highly important area of processing auditory information. She provides assessment of children, adolescents, and adults, specializing with the school-age population to detail central auditory processing difficulties which can be a contributing factor to learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficient Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD).
When working with patients who have evidenced auditory processing problems, she clarifies their listening and learning styles and provides specific recommendations for managing and modifying their home, work, or school environments to enable maximum learning and engagement.
Her special interests in addition to central processing disorders include pediatric audiology, vestibular evaluation in children and adults, and electrophysiological evaluation.
Ms. Stoots also serves as an Audiology Clinical Supervisor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery (Otolaryngology) at Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical Center at Stony Point in Richmond.
She was formerly the Assistant Director of Audiology at Children's Hospital in Richmond and an Adjunct Instructor at Longwood University, where she taught through the school's Communication Sciences and Disorders Program.
Ms. Stoots received her B.S. in speech pathology from James Madison University and a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association. She also received her M.S. in health administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Ms. Stoots is a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.