Darlene Thornton

Darlene has studied and worked in the field of sign language linguistics, and is an experienced genealogist from an extended Deaf family. She uses her interest in genealogy and history to trace Deaf people in Australia’s past.

Dr Breda Carty

Before taking up this position in 2002, Breda was a Research Fellow at Griffith University for 12 years, and a teacher of the deaf in Victoria and the United States. She has had many years’ experience developing Deaf Studies workshops for the Deaf community, and as a consultant with a variety of educational and community-based […]

Dr Sue Silveria

Sue has over 20 years experience as a paediatric orthoptist and in an academic role. She has taught widely in the areas of paediatric eye disease and vision surveillance and vision screening. She is currently the chief investigator on the project which is developing and implementing the Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register.

Dr Frances Mary d’Andrea

Frances Mary D’Andrea, Ph.D., is an instructor at the University of Pittsburgh and other universities, and an educational consultant specializing in literacy issues related to students with visual impairments. She has completed the reading specialist program at University of Pittsburgh and has supervised reading interns for the university. Dr. D’Andrea began as a teacher of […]