2010 Research Publication

The Renwick Centre conducts research in areas relating to the education of children with sensory disabilities. Research Projects, Publications (Books, Books Chapters, Journal Articles, Conference Addresses) and Editorial Responsibilities for 2010.

Development of adaptive assessment procedures for hearing-impaired children

PhD project: Rebecca Bull
Supervisor/s: Assoc. Prof. Norm Erber and Prof. Greg Leigh

Auditory-Oral progress of infants in a Deaf family environment: Three parallel case-studies

Dr Robyn Cantle Moore

Development of the Infant Monitor-Production (IMP) as an evaluation protocol for infants with impaired hearing

Dr Robyn Cantle Moore
Online training material is available to interested parties. You may register on http://www.ridbcrenwickcentre.com/imp/ .

Deaf people in colonial Australia: Access to justice, education and employment

Dr Breda Carty and Darlene Thornton

The influence of mandatory language assessments on the service delivery of itinerant support teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students

PhD project - John Davison-Mowle
Supervisor/s: Dr Jill Duncan and Prof. Greg Leigh
Research supported by the Carrie Smith Fund.

Defining historical and current auditory-verbal pedagogy

Dr Jill Duncan

Evaluation of the accessibility of children's television programs using simulated hearing loss

Assoc. Prof. Norm Erber

An interactive auditory-visual laboratory for communication research

Assoc. Prof. Norm Erber

UEB Braille for Beginners-Modules 1, 2 & 3: Training programs for families of children with vision impairments and paraprofessionals

Frances Gentle

A Management Framework for Inclusive Education of Children with Disabilities in Timor-Leste

PhD project: Frances Gentle
Supervisor/s: Dr Mike Steer and Rod Beattie
Research supported by the Buckle Family Trust Scholarship.

Paediatric hearing assessment with tele-audiology: An investigation in rural and remote populations

Prof. Greg Leigh, Kim TerHorst, Genelle Cook, Prof. Philip Newall
HEARing Cooperative Research Centre Project R4.5.2.

Survey of Australian health professionals' knowledge of and attitudes towards newborn hearing screening

Dr Michaela Murray, Prof. Melissa Wake, Prof. Greg Leigh, & Dr Zeffie Poulakis

A comparison of the NAL-NL1 and DSL 5 prescriptive hearing procedures in severely deaf children in Malaysia

Prof. Philip Newall

A review of the Low Cost Hearing Aid project in the Philippines

Prof. Philip Newall

The development of speech testing materials to assess tonal language perception in Mandarin

Prof. Philip Newall

The development of standards for family-centred early intervention practice with children with impaired hearing

John Richards

Profiling children with vision impairment in Australia (Oz Vizkids)

Sue Silveira
The Register collects accurate information on children who have been formally diagnosed. This information is used to establish the number of affected children, the causes and levels of vision impairment and whether these children have additional disabilities. The information is vital when planning for better services and treatment for children. To register or for more information, visit the site Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register (ACVIR)

"Eye Play Safe": The development of a resource package of eye-safe play strategies

Sue Silveira
Supported by NSW Health. Visit EyePlaySafe website

Reference book for itinerant teachers of vision impaired

Dr Mike Steer and Gillian Gale

Duncan, J., Rhoades, E., & Fitzpatrick, E. (in preparation). Adolescents with hearing loss: Auditory (re)habilitation. New York: Oxford University Press.

Erber, N. P. (in preparation). Auditory Communication for Deaf Children.

Rhoades, E., & Duncan, J. (Eds.) (in press). Auditory-verbal practice: Towards a family-centered approach. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas. (see http://www.ccthomas.com/details.cfm?P_ISBN13=9780398079253 )

Carty, B. (in press). The historical context of Auslan variation. In T. Johnston, A. Schembri, & B. Carty. Sociolinguistic variation in Australian Sign Language. To be published by Gallaudet University Press.

Beattie, R. G. (in press). Ethical considerations. In E. A. Rhoades & J. Duncan (Eds.), Auditory-verbal practice: Towards a family-centered approach. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Beattie, R. G. (2010). The ethics of newborn hearing screening. In C. Driscoll & B. McPherson (Eds.), Newborn screening systems: The complete perspective. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Duncan, J. (in press). Circles of Influence. In E. A. Rhoades & J. Duncan (Eds.) Auditory-verbal practice: Towards a family-centered approach. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Duncan, J., & Rhoades E.A. (in press). Introduction to auditory-verbal practice. In E.A. Rhoades & J. Duncan (Eds.) Auditory-verbal practice: Towards a family centered approach. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Power, D. J., & Leigh, G. R. (in press) Curriculum: Cultural and communicative contexts In M. Marschark & P. Spencer (Eds.), Handbook of deaf studies, language and education Volume 1 (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Leigh, G., Newall, J. P., & Newall, A. T. (in press). Newborn screening and earlier intervention with deaf children: Issues for the developing world. In M. Marschark, & P. Spencer (Eds.), Handbook of deaf studies, language and education: Volume 2. New York: Oxford University Press.

Leigh, G., Taljaard, D., & Poulakis, Z. (2010). Newborn hearing screening. In C. Driscoll & B. McPherson (Eds.), Newborn screening systems: The complete perspective. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing.

Leigh, G. (2010). The changing context for education of the deaf in Australia: New imperatives for teacher education. Japanese Journal of Special Education, 47(6), 417-431.

Mayer, C., & Leigh, G. (2010). The changing context for sign bilingual education programs: Issues in language and the development of literacy. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism.13(2), 175-186.

Jones, C., Burnham, D., Leigh, G., Noble, W., Brown, H., Varley, A., Green, D., Goldfried, J., & Tam, H. (in press). Who uses television captions, when, and why? Analyses based on the Australian Television Caption Users Survey. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing.

Duncan, J., Kendrick, A., McGinnis, M., & Perigoe, C. (submitted). Auditory (re)habilitation teaching behaviour rating scale. Volta Review.

Sharma, M., Purdy, S., Newall, P., Wheldall, K., Beaman, R., & Dillon, H. (submitted). Behavioural and electrophysiological evidence of auditory processing disorders in children with reading disorder. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research.

Sharma, M., Purdy, S. C., Newall, P., Wheldall K., & Beaman R. (submitted). An auditory basis for reading disability in some children? Acquiring Knowledge in Speech, Language and Hearing.

Steer, M. (2009). Australia Report. DbI Review (International). 44, July-Dec., 23-24.

Steer, M. (2010). Editorial. ADBC Beacon, 38, 1-5. Retrieved 26 March 2010 from http://www.deafblind.org.au/Newsletter.asp

Leigh, G. (2010, March 16th). Recognising diversity: Early assessment and alternative pathways for children identified through UNHS. Invited keynote address presented at England Newborn Hearing Screening Program Annual Conference 2010: "Achieving Standards and Ensuring Quality in Assessment", London, United Kingdom.

Leigh, G. (2010, April 24th). Early identification of hearing loss in Australia: Well begun is not all done! 2010 Libby Harricks Memorial Oration presented at Sixth National Deafness Sector Summit, Sydney.

Cantle Moore, R., & Leigh, G. R. (2010, March 15th). Authentic Early Assessment and Monitoring for Quality Outcomes: Considering the English and Australian Experience. Invited workshop presentation at England Newborn Hearing Screening Program Annual Conference 2010: "Achieving Standards and Ensuring Quality in Assessment", London, United Kingdom.

Cantle Moore, R. (2010). The Infant Monitor of vocal Production: Improving evaluation of auditory-vocal development in infants with hearing loss. Video-conference presentation to Special Interest Group - Australian Speech Pathologists in Hearing Impairment (SIGASHI) (via 20 video-conferencing sites linked through TeleHealth Queensland), Brisbane.

Silveira, S. (2010, March 12th), A Snapshot of Australian Childhood Vision Impairment and Blindness. Presentation to NSW State-wide Ophthalmology Service Eye Health Forum, Sydney. (see http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/gmct/events.asp )

Breda Carty

Member, Editorial Board, Deaf Worlds: International Journal of Deaf Studies (USA)

Frances Gentle

Member, Editorial Committee, Journal of South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (Australia)

Greg Leigh

Member, Editorial Board, Deafness and Education, International (UK)
Member, Editorial Board, Phonetics and Speech Sciences (Korea)

Philip Newall

Australian Journal of Audiology (Australia)
Chinese Scientific Journal of Hearing and Speech Rehabilitation (China)
Journal of the American Academy of Audiology (Assistant Editor) (USA)

Sue Silveira

Member, Editorial Committee, Australian Orthoptic Journal (Australia)

Mike Steer

Member, Editorial Committee, Journal of South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment (Australia)
Consulting Editor to Australasian Journal of Special Education (Australia)
Editor, Australian Deaf-Blind Council Beacon (Australia)