Centre for
SPECIAL EDUCATION AND DISABILITY STUDIES

Collaborations

Breda Carty

  • Member of the Disability Council of New South Wales
  • Invited member of Advisory Board, Auslan/English Interpreting Program at Macquarie University
  • Member of the World Federation of the Deaf Expert Group on Deaf culture.

Jill Duncan

  • Elected to Board of Directors Deafness Forum Australia

Frances Gentle

  • Pacific Regional Chair, the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI), 2006-2010
  • South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI) Executive Representative for ICEVI
  • Executive Member, Australian Braille Authority National Executive (2006)
  • Member of Examinations Board of Australian Braille Authority.
  • Member of the Heads of Educational Services (HOES) Committee, a special interest group of South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (SPEVI)
  • Consultant (Integration and Capital Grant funding) to the Literacy and Special Learning Needs Advisory Committee, Association of Independent Schools, New South Wales

Greg Leigh

  • Commissioned by the Diocese of Newcastle-Maitland Schools Office to report on services for deaf and hearing impaired students
  • Chairman, International Congress on Education of the Deaf International Committee
  • Chairman,  Asia-Pacific Congress on Deafness Steering Committee
  • Member,  Advisory Board, MARCS Auditory Research Centre, University of Western Sydney
  • Appointed member of the Ministerial Standing Committee on Hearing, New South Wales Department of Health
  • Member of the Literacy and Special Learning Needs Advisory Committee, Association of Independent Schools, New South Wales
  • Invited member of the Scientific Program Review Committee: Asia-Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences

Philip Newall

  • Invited member of the Scientific Program Review Committee: Asia-Pacific Symposium on Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences

Mike Steer

  • Consultation to Board of Directors' Task Force, Forsight Foundation.
  • Chairperson,Fund-raising Committee, Annual NSW Braille Competition, Australian Braille Authority