Megan King

Megan King is an Early Intervention Practitioner and Key Worker supporting children and families on the NSW Central Coast. Combining Bachelor of Education qualifications with 20 years of practical experience in a diverse range of settings, Megan has held roles as an Early Childhood and Primary School teacher, as well as an Early Intervention Practitioner […]

Elizabeth Rosenzweig

Elizabeth Rosenzweig PhD CCC-SLP LSLS Cert. AVT is Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Yeshiva University Stern College for Women.  In her private practice, she sees children and families for Auditory Verbal Therapy and mentors professionals pursuing Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) certification.  Her research interests include […]

Cay Holbrook

Cay Holbrook began her career as a teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI) during her undergraduate pre-service teacher training program at Florida State University. She continued to teach students in Georgia, South Carolina and Florida while she completed her masters and doctoral degrees also at Florida State University.  Her doctoral dissertation focused on the […]

Diane Brauner

Diane Brauner is an educational accessibility consultant collaborating with various educational groups and app developers. She splits her time between managing the Perkins eLearning website, Paths to Technology, presenting workshops on a national level and working on accessibility-related projects. Diane’s personal mission is to support developers and educators in creating and teaching accessible educational tools which […]

Charlotte Cushman

Charlotte Cushman, MLS, M.Ed., is the manager of the Paths to Literacy and Active Learning Space websites, both of which are collaborative projects between Perkins School for the Blind and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired in the United States.  A former classroom teacher at Perkins, Ms. Cushman has worked in the field […]

Dr Alys Young

Professor Alys Young PhD FAcSS is a social scientist who for the past 30 years has specialised in applied health and social care research specifically concerning deaf people across the lifecourse.  She has led numerous multi-site research studies focussing on health and wellbeing, the organisation, delivery and reform of services to promote equality(ies), and innovative […]

Dianne Toe

Dianne Toe is the Deputy Head of the School of Education and Director of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University. Associate Professor Toe’s background is in Psychology, Audiology, Deaf Education and Teacher Education. She has worked in these fields since 1983, with 27 years as an academic at the […]

Louise Paatsch

Biography: Associate Professor Louise Paatsch Associate Professor Louise Paatsch is the Associate Head of School (Research) in the School of Education in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University.  Her background is in oral language development, literacy, and deaf education.  She has worked in these fields since 1990 as a teacher of the […]

Sampada Shevde

Sampada Shevde has worked in Special Education since 1997 and worked in schools and training programs throughout India. She currently works as the Director of Perkins India based in Mumbai. Perkins India is an implementing arm of Perkins International, USA that works towards human resource development, material development and development of educational services in the […]