May 29, 2015

Just Sign Here – Drisana Levitzke-Gray & Leonie Jackson

Last week we traveled to the Deaf Society of NSW in Parramatta with Young Australian of the Year, Drisana Levitzke-Gray. Drisana sat down and had a […]
May 6, 2015

Ai-Media’s Leonie Jackson to Head The Deaf Society

Ai-Media’s Head of Education and Research, Leonie Jackson, is leaving the company to take up the role of CEO of the The Deaf Society, effective 18 […]
May 2, 2015

‘While inequalities remain, we still have work to do’

I recently celebrated my fifth work anniversary at Ai-Media. While five years may not seem a long time, a lot sure has happened! Five years ago […]
April 7, 2015

How do I know my impact in the classroom?

While I was teaching, I have been quite fortunate to have access to a large pool of experienced and passionate Teachers of the Deaf who were […]
March 26, 2015

Why being a student made me a better teacher

March 3, 2015

Expectations of what we can do

“The best you can hope for Leonie is that she will graduate from high school with a 4th grade education,” stated a principal of an early […]
February 19, 2015

Does feedback make the world go around?

Feedback is a word that is on my mind a lot recently. I have given and received feedback for various reasons.  Giving feedback was something I […]
January 27, 2015

Life lessons in resilience

My oldest son is returning to school this week so I have been thinking a lot about the parents of deaf children who will be starting […]
January 12, 2015

The International Year of Light

The United Nations proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015). Light plays an important role in our lives: as well as […]
January 5, 2015

Five things I want in 2015

I hope you had a great start to the New Year, I am planning for an energetic and exciting 2015. Here are five things I want in […]
December 22, 2014

How captions and fingerspelling created a stellar speller

December 3, 2014

On IDPwD my life’s as good as an ABBA song

Lately, I have been singing ‘Technology, Technology, Technology’ to the tune of ABBA’s ‘Money, Money, Money’.  For those who do not know me, I am an […]
November 28, 2014

Inclusion comes with the sound of music

Recently my son’s school participated in the Music: Count Us In which is the largest school initiative in Australia. Students from over 2,100 schools participate nationwide, […]
November 21, 2014

Are we closing the gaps in the classroom?

My eldest son is deaf, and currently attending Year 1 at his local school. He is supported by a wonderful team, which includes the class teachers, […]
November 10, 2014

Wonder Woman wasn’t all she was cracked up to be…

My 7 year-old son asked me this morning about my favourite TV shows as a kid. Straight away, I had a flashback to the Saturday afternoons […]
October 17, 2014

National Week of Deaf People – Strengthening Human Diversity

As the National Week of Deaf People (NWDP) is approaching this weekend, I took the opportunity to reflect on this annual event, and what it means […]
November 30, 2012

Let’s Celebrate the International Day of People with Disability

Let’s celebrate: 20th Anniversary of the International Day of People with Disability This year marks the 20th Anniversary of theInternational Day of People with Disability(IDPwD) under the […]
November 21, 2011

Parenting a child who is deaf

At the upcoming POD (Parents of Deaf) Christmas party on 23. November, Alex Jones and Leonie Jackson, from Ai-Media, will be sharing their personal journey growing […]
April 11, 2011

Teacher Magazine

Caption it, an article about Ai-Live™, features in the April edition of ‘Teacher’. Teacher, published by the Australian Council for Educational Research’s ACER Press, is Australia’s […]
December 1, 2010


Friday the 3rd of December is an important date for all involved with the NSW’s Government initiative, Don’t DIS my ABILITY. The Don’t DIS my ABILITY campaign will officially […]
October 29, 2010

Don’t DIS my ABILITY Ambassadors Announced

Ai-Media’s Alex Jones and Leonie Jackson have been announced as 2010 Don’t DIS my ABILITY campaign ambassadors. In support of the International Day of People with […]
July 9, 2010

PCDE Morning Tea

On the 7th July 2010, Ai-Media and members from Parent Council for Deaf Education and some of their children gathered at Ai-Media Headquarters for a live […]
April 16, 2010

New Education Division

Ai-Media today launched a new Education Access Division to enable deaf and hearing impaired students to participate fully in mainstream classrooms in schools, TAFEs and universities. […]
January 21, 2010

Changing Attitudes

RACHEL BROWNE meets the man speaking out on the rights of the ‘hearing impaired’. Alex Jones answers the door of his tasteful Paddington terrace with a […]