Libby Kumin is a Professor Emeritus of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences at Loyola University Maryland. Her work focuses on communication, speech, and language skills of infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, and adults with Down syndrome. Her books, presentations, and research have led to increased understanding and practical clinical techniques to address the complex communication strengths and challenges people with Down syndrome face. Dr. Kumin has received the Exceptional Meritorious Service Award and the Christian Pueschel Memorial Research Award from the NDSC, Excellence in Education Award from the Linda Crinic Institute and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, The Presidents Award from NDSS, Bene Merenti Award from Loyola University Maryland, and the Best Paper Award from ASSETS for her work on computer usage in children with Down syndrome. Dr. Kumin is listed in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Foremost Women of the Twentieth Century.