Dr Cheryl DeConde Johnson

Cheryl DeConde Johnson provides consultation through her practice, The ADEvantage (Audiology, Deaf Education, Vantage) in various aspects of educational audiology and deaf education with a focus on accommodations and services to minimize the impact of hearing loss on communication, learning and social development. Dr. Johnson also has adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Colorado, […]

Maree Rennie

Maree Rennie is a Certified Infant teacher and a Certified Teacher of the Deaf. She began her career in South Australia as an early childhood teacher, and quickly moved to teaching hearing impaired children. She then trained as a teacher of the deaf in Melbourne in 1965. Since that time Maree has worked and studied […]

Andrea Gibbons

Andrea Gibbons is a Certified Auditory- Verbal Therapist (1998) and is the Senior Habilitationist at the Sydney Cochlear Implant Centre (SCIC-an RIDBC Service). After completing her training as a Teacher of the Deaf in 1991 she worked with the NSW Department of Education in various programs. While working in a Total Communication program (1992-1994) she […]

Elizabeth Rosenzweig

Elizabeth Rosenzweig is a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist in private practice. She provides auditory-verbal therapy, aural rehabilitation, and educational advocacy services to families around the world using teletherapy. Elizabeth also mentors aspiring listening and spoken language specialists and has worked to build the capacity of professionals in developing countries, especially in […]

Alan Kelly

Alan Kelly is a Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist (1998). He helped pioneer AVT in Australia in 1985 after completing his Master’s Degree at McGill University (Montreal) with Dan Ling and Elizabeth Cole. Alan has promoted the development of spoken language for children with a significant hearing loss in Australia and India through lecturing, teacher preparation, professional […]

Isabelle Boisvert

Isabelle’s research interest aims to facilitate evidence-based and patient-centered decision-making in hearing healthcare, in particular with decisions surrounding cochlear implantation. An overarching aim is to find integrated solutions that can make listening for communication easier for all. First trained as a clinical audiologist (Université de Montréal- 2004), Isabelle is now a senior research fellow, project […]

Angela Carpenter

Angela has more than 20 years of experience as a caregiver and educator of young children and individuals with special needs. She has worked in a group residential facility for adults with developmental disabilities, coached special needs clients in an occupational training centre and held numerous teaching appointments with school-aged children. Currently, Angela is a […]

Neryl Horn

Neryl has worked as a paediatric speech pathologist for over 30 years, the last 17 of these within services supporting families with children who have hearing loss. She has worked in school-based services including oral and Auslan settings, preschool services, and since 2008 in telepractice through RIDBC Teleschool. She completed a Graduate Certificate in Education […]

Kay Hooper

Kay has been a Teacher of the Deaf since 1975. She trained and worked in the UK before returning to Australia. She worked at St Gabriel’s School for the Deaf in Sydney for five years and worked at RIDBC between 1988-2015. She initially worked as an Auditory Verbal Therapist in the Early Learning (HI) program […]

Lynne Richards

Lynne started her career in the United Kingdom teaching in a mainstream primary school in south east London before arriving in Australia in 1978. From that time, she has worked with school age children, young children and babies to develop their listening and spoken language skills. She has mentored and trained prospective LSLS Cert AVT’s […]