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 […]

Amanda Hartmann

Amanda Hartmann is a Speech-Language Pathologist with over 20 years experience – experience which has led to a passion for working with children and young adults with disabilities. She has specialist skills and knowledge in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), literacy and technology.  She started her career in Education Queensland and worked closely with teachers […]

Craig Smith

Craig Smith has worked for Autism Spectrum Australia for the past twelve years as classroom teacher, outreach consultant and school coordinator. He is the recipient of the Elizabeth Hoyles Research Fellowship, has been selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator, and has been featured on The Educator magazine ‘Hot List’ of innovative educators for two consecutive years. […]

Robert Nock

Bachelor of Social Work (Hons) (University of Sydney) Accredited Practising Mental Health Social Worker NAATI Level 3 Auslan Interpreter Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner Member AASW I specialise in providing counselling services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing clients and their families in both English and Auslan in the Sydney area.  I hold a graduate degree in […]

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 […]

Andrew Kendrick

Andrew Kendrick has worked extensively in the field of Auditory-Verbal Therapy over the past 27 years. Andrew’s work as therapist, consultant, lecturer, and publisher has given him the opportunity to live and work in Australia, Singapore and China. During this time Andrew has gained significant experience in working with children, parents, teachers, therapists, audiologists and […]

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 […]