About Us

Brainchild Institute is under the direction of Dr. Leah Light, who has extensive education and experience in the fields of Special Education, Audiology, Neuroscience, Educational Kinesiology and Speech Pathology.

Brainchild Institute consists of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals in both medical and educational realms, working collaboratively to improve brain processing, hearing loss, language/communication skills and learning potentials.

Brainchild Institute is also a resource center for students in related fields who want to learn more about the functional aspects of neurology that affect brain changes, otherwise known as neuroplasticity.

“Brainchild Institute helps to address the needs of individuals with the following diagnoses: Auditory Processing and Sensory Processing Disorders; ADD/ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Brain Injury, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dyslexia and other learning disabilities. “

Newsletters and Articles written by the BCI staff
Article on Primitive Reflexes written by Dr. Leah Light

Our Team
Dr. Leah LightDirector of the Brainchild Institute, completed her B.A. in Special Education and her M.S. and Doctorate degrees in Audiology. In addition, she completed a year of speech pathology studies at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Light is a member and is certified by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She is also a member of AAA, FLASHA and FLAA. Read More
Julie StruhlOriginally from New Jersey, obtained her BA in Communications and Music Industry with a Health Studies minor from Monmouth University in New Jersey. Always interested in Theatre Arts, Julie was in many productions but then found a strong interest in Health and Fitness. Read More
Robin SteinmanRobin is our Family Care Coordinator who comes to us with a seasoned background in Social Work. She is Licensed in Clinical Social Work and has always specialized in working with children and families. Read More

Curious about our logo? The Brainchild Institute Logo is courtesty of Israeli artist, David Gerstein.
Our logo is based on his original artwork entitled ‘Head Baby’.

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