Lou has worked as a linguist and a teacher for the deaf for over 20 years. Her research focussed on the acquisition of Auslan by young deaf children from deaf families, and the use of space in Auslan by deaf native-signing adults. After a decade in academia she remembered she loves being in a school […]
Dr. Carol Quirk is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education (MCIE), an organization that has built inclusive education practices in Maryland and several other states since its inception in 1988. Dr. Quirk is dedicated to increasing the capacity of schools to include students who have historically been served […]
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.
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 […]
Teachers and Allied Health Staff from RIDBC Vision Education Team and Student School Support.
Staff from RIDBC Student support service and RIDBC Renwick Centre Staff
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.
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 […]