Chantal Mayer-Crittenden is an experienced and certified speech and language pathologist and researcher specializing in bilingualism, developmental language disorders (DLD) and ADHD. Her current research focuses on the acquisition of a minority language in an English majority community. She is an associate professor and director for the School of Speech-Language Pathology and has presented at both the national and international levels. Dr. Mayer-Crittenden is also the host of The Parlé Podcast where she interviews guests on various topics that touch on the importance of communication and what it means to have a disability that affects communication. You can find the episodes in both French and English as well as her blogs posts on various topics relating to communication, DLD, ADHD and more on her website www.theparlepodcast.com. In addition, Dr. Mayer-Crittenden is the co-founder and the director of the Laurentian University Speech and Language clinic, a not-for-profit clinic that provides speech and language services to children and adults who have communication and swallowing difficulties.