Monika-Maria (Mona) Oster, Ph.D., CED, LSLS Cert. AVT, is a Teacher of the Deaf, LSL Mentor, and auditory researcher. Currently, she is the chair of the OPTION Research Committee.
Dr. Oster completed her graduate education in Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Washington and in Early Intervention in Deaf Education at Fontbonne University, St. Louis, Missouri. She has worked at Listen and Talk in Seattle, Washington for the past 16 years, providing direct services and consultation for children with hearing loss birth - 18. Most recently she took on the role of Education Manager, where she supervises and manages the preschool age educational programming and research. Dr. Oster is also a part-time lecturer in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington.