Vassilios Argyropoulos

Dr. Vassilios Argyropoulos is associate Professor at the Department of Special Education, at the University of Thessaly (Greece) in the area of the visual impairment since 2003. He has acted as a coordinator/principal investigator in many national and Erasmus+ projects and has participated as a research fellow in Horizon projects in the areas of special […]

Nathalie de Wit

Nathalie de Wit, MS., MEd., TVI, is currently the Lead Teacher in the Early Learning Center/Lower School at Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown Massachusetts, USA. She has been an Assistive Technology Specialist and has taught in self-contained pre-school and elementary classrooms with students who are blind and have significant additional disabilities. She also taught […]

Professor Boguslaw Marek

Prof. Boguslaw ‘Bob’ Marek. Ph.D. OBE is a Director of Services for Students with Special Needs at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland and founder of HUNGRY FINGERS – a small organization developing educational resources for children with special needs. For the past twenty years, with his background in English and British […]

Tricia d’Apice

Tricia has been awarded a NSW Premier’s Teacher Scholarship for her proposal to study the braille literacy skills of children who are braille or dual media users across Australia and New Zealand and compare these with sighted peers. The outcomes and recommendations that will come out of this research will be disseminated to others in […]

Andrew Frakes

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Sydney. Working as an Occupational Therapist at Giant Steps since 2008, Andrew has a special interest in assessing and developing programs for school readiness. Andrew also has significant experience and training in developing plans to assist children who are having difficulty […]

Greg Alchin

Greg Alchin is an inclusive design consultant and accessibility advocate with over 30 years experience across education, community and business sectors. Greg uses a powerful mix of personal experience, professional knowledge and practical strategies to empower: individuals to be able and enabled to live, learn and work to the best of their ability. organisations to create inclusive […]

Jenna Voss

Jenna Voss, PhD, CED, LSLS Cert AVEd, is an Assistant Professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders & Deaf Education program at Fontbonne University. She received her undergraduate degree in Deaf Education, and her master’s degree in Early Intervention in Deaf Education from Fontbonne University. As a National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities (NLCSD) fellow, […]

Ben Ramsden

Ben Ramsden from the Mindset Group is a specialist in organisational change and passionate about supporting people and businesses to thrive in the 21st century. He is producer of the “Smart Business Transformation” podcast and author of the book “Right is Wrong – 8 essential steps to avoid the pitfalls that smart people make when […]

Dr John Newall

John Newall completed an undergraduate degree in psychology, then a master’s degree in Clinical Audiology whilst concurrently working as a research assistant at the National Acoustic Laboratories Australia. Subsequently he worked in the audiology department of Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, completing his tenure there as Deputy Head/Senior Clinician. John completed his PhD in 2016. John […]

Diana Harbor

Diana is dual trained as a Speech and Language Therapist and Audiological Scientist and joined the Ear Foundation’s education team in 2005 as part of the education and family programme. Along with taking an active part in the presentation of courses both in the UK and with our partners abroad, she enjoys being part of […]