Margaret Hargrove is a Listening and Spoken Langauge certified, Speech Langauge Pathologist who received her Master of Arts degree from Syracuse University in May of 1999. She worked on the Cochlear Implant Team at the Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center prior to working at The Listening Center of Johns Hopkins, Baltimore. In 2004, Margaret began A Sound Beginning, a private practice focused on providing the best therapy programs available for children with hearing loss and a variety of other speech and language disorders. Margaret has earned the highest continuing education award (ACE) from the American Hearing and Speech Association several times including during 2016. She has also been appointed by Maryland’s Governor to the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program’s advisory board and has been selected for the ad hoc EHDI Screening and Beyond Advisory Committee to speak on Listening and Spoken Language during a webinar for Maryland’s pediatricians. Margaret is also the President of the Maryland chapter of AG Bell, an organization dedicated to supporting spoken langauge for those with hearing loss. When not working, Margaret enjoys leading Girl Scout and Cub Scout programs for her children and spending time with her husband.