Associate Professor Stephen Winn
Phone: 2 6773 3669
Associate Professor Stephen Winn is Academic Director for the University of New England's Faculty of The Professions (School of Rural Medicine, School of Health, School of Education, School of Business and School of Law) and Acting Deputy Head of School for the School of Rural Medicine.
He has a PhD from Flinders University South Australia from the Faculty of Health Science in the area of deafness and hearing impairment.
He is one of Australia's leading researchers and academics in disability, public health, social inclusion and post-school outcomes.
Associate Professor Winn is an Australian Research Council assessor in the area of Public Health and has published widely in Australia and internationally.
He also works extensively in the application of a national high speed broadband in the area of public health, agriculture and education.
Dip.Teach (Adelaide), B.Ed, M.Ed., Ph.D (Flinders)
- ARC Assessor (Public Health)
- Manager, National Disability Co-ordination Program (Region 7)
- Australian Acoustical Society (current)
- Disability Professionals New South Wales (current)
- Australian Association of Deaf (current)
Bachelor Special Education(Primary)/Bachelor of Disability Studies
EDSP 451 Augmentative and Alternative Communication
EDSP 484 Educational Intervention for Children with Learning Difficulties
EDUC 496 Australian Sign Language
Transition, sustainability, social inclusion, productivity, disability, deafness, hearing impairment, autism. intellectual disability, built environment, ICT (access and engagement)
Recent research grants (2007-2011)
ARC Linkage 2009-2011 Evaluating Life needs Approcach (Total value $405,000) with Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Evaluating a Life Needs Approach for people with disabilities. Lead chief investigator.
DEEWR Research Grant (Quality Teaching Program) (2008-2010) $28,750
Chief Investigator. Video over Internet Protocol (VoIP) supervision of pre-service teacher education students professional experience
DEEWR Research Grant (Improving the Practicum Component of Teacher Education) 2010 $66,200
Chief Investigator. The use of virtual synchronous supervision of professional experience and the virtual engagement of experienced practitioners.
DEEWR Research Grant (National Literacy Development Program) $14,000
Lead Chief investigator in collaboration with Grafton Community College and caringa Enterprises. Developing and implementing a literacy program for adults with a disability
NSW Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care ($117,000)
Transition Information Kits development and research with Prof Ian Hay.
Disability Services Queensland Intensive Behavioural Support Team Research/ARC Industry Linkage ($90,000)
Evaluation of the IBST program and Industry linkage grant development with Disability Services Queensland. Part of the Eidos group with Proof Bruce Knight (QUT), Prof Suzanne Carrington (QUT), Dr Marilyn Campbell (QUT).
Winn,S., Hay,I.,Riches, V.,& Parmenter, T. (2010). Moving On.Transition from Primary School to High School for children with a disability. A Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care New South Wales Government publication Book 32 pages.Published UNE Press, Armidale ISBN978-1-921597-08-4
Winn,S., Hay,I.,Riches, V.,& Parmenter, T. (2010). Stepping Out. Transition from High School to the Community for Young Adults with a Disability. A Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care New South Wales Government publication Book 32 pages.Published UNE Press, Armidale ISBN978-1-921597-09-1
Recent Publications (Refereed Journals)
Winn, S. & Hay, I. (2007). Transition from School for Youth with a Disability: Issues and Challenges. Disability and Society. (Accepted)
Winn, S. (2007). Pre-service preparation of teachers of the deaf in the 21st century: a case study of Griffith University, Australia. American Annals of the Deaf, 152(1), 312-319.
Winn, S. (2007). Sign language acquisition and use by single generation deaf adults in Australia who had attended specific educational settings for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Sign Language Studies 8(1), 59-71.
Winn, S. (2007). Employment outcomes for the congenitally deaf in Australia. An analysis of four studies conducted over 30 years. American Annals of the Deaf, 15(4),382-390.
Winn, S. (2006). Is there a link between hearing aid use, employment and income? American Annals of the Deaf, 151(4), 434-440.
Hay, I., & Winn, S. (2005). Students with Asperger's Syndrome in an inclusive secondary school environment: Teachers', Parents' and Students' Perspectives Australasian Journal of Special Education, 2005, 29, 2, 140-154.
Winn, S., & Zundans, L. (2004) University and School connections: Enhancing literacy development of primary aged children with challenging needs and the skills of special education teachers in training. Special Education Perspectives, 13(1), 75-88.
Recent Publications (Refereed Conference Papers)
Winn, S. & Lewis, R. (2010). Virtual Synchronous Supervision of Professional Experience and Virtual Synchronous Engagement of Experienced Practitioners
Hosting and Harvesting Conference Australian Council for Educational Leaders, Sydney 29 September-1 October
Winn, S. (2009). Virtual synchronous supervision of professional experience: issues and challenges. E-learn 2009 World Conference on E-learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare and Higher Education, October 26-30 Vancouver Canada.
Winn, S. (2005) Post-school outcomes for congenitally deaf adults. Refereed Conference paper, International Conference for Educators of the Deaf, Maastrich, Netherlands. 17-20 July, 2005.
Winn, S. (2005). Post-school outcomes for congenitally deaf adults in Australia: A marginalized minority. Transitions and Risk: New Directions in Social Policy, International Social Policy Conference, 23-25 February, Centre for Public Policy, University of Melbourne
Hay, I., & Winn, S. (2004). Students with Asperger's Syndrome in an inclusive secondary school environment: A convergence of teacher, parent and student perspectives. Australian Special Education National Conference, Hobart, Tasmania, September 2004.
Hay, I. & Winn, S. (2003). The sources of stress for special educators working in inclusive environments. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Cognition, Language, and Special Education Research: Surfers Paradise, Queensland, 5-7 December.
Hay, I., & Winn, S. (2004). Managing School Reviews and Facilities Evaluations within an Inclusive Education Environment. Australian Federation of Special Education Association National Conference, Brisbane-Rydges September 15-19.
Winn, S. (2010). Learning Circles Breaking the Isolation Cycle
Winn, S. (2010). Learning Circles Breaking Isolation Cycle Manual
Winn, S. (2010). Learning Circles Breaking Isolation Cycle Manual the Buddies Book
Winn, S. & Hay, I. (2009). Transition from School for Youth with a Disability: Issues and Challenges. Disability and Society. Vol. 24,1, 103-115.
Hay, I., & Winn, S. (2003) Issues and Recommendations for the Education of Students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: A case study review of a Secondary school (Merrimac High), 53pp
Iverson, G., Tidswell, A., Winn, S., & Connelly, M (1997) Services SA, Anangu Schools Feasibility Study, 158pp
Services SA, DECS Facilities Design Standards and Guidelines, 1997, (Winn, S.) contributor to standards and guidelines, 85 pp
Winn, S., & Kemp, E. (2002), Technical Proposal for Periodic Training Aus GUIDE and Presentation Group Facilitation Skills Project, 11 pp
Winn, S., & Kemp. E., (2002) Faculty of Education, Griffith University, Capability Statement, Aus AID, 6 pp
Winn, S. (2000) Review of Madang Teachers College, Special Education, Aus AID, PASTEP, 14 pp
Winn, S. (1999) Special Education, Defining and implementing inclusive practice, Aus AID, PASTEP, 14 pp
Winn, S. (1999) Review of PASTEP Special Education, Aus AID, PASTEP, 11 pp
Winn, S. (1999/2000) Department of Defence C130 Flight Simulator Acoustic Design, 50 pp
Winn, S. (1998/1999) Department of Defence Proof and Testing Range Redevelopment Acoustic design and development of the teaching and learning environments and acoustic separation for speech privacy in office accommodation. 25 pp
Winn, S. (1998) Services SA, Berri/Glossop High School upgrade, new development, 7 pp
Winn, S. (1997) DECS Facilities Management Services Blackwood Primary School - Acoustic report, analysis, assessment, resolution and costing, 8 pp
Winn, S. (1997) Walkerville City Council, Acoustic & access report, analysis, assessment, resolution and costing 11 pp
Current Industry Collaboration
o Australian Hearing
o The Spastic Centre NSW
o House with No Steps NSW
o Disability Professionals, Australia
o Disability Professionals, Victoria
o Disability Professionals New South Wales
o ON-Focus Casino, Lismore
o ACES, Port Macquarie
o Coffs Harbour Support Services NSW
o Ascent Group Armidale
o Nambucca Valley Phoenix
o Grafton Community College
o RED Inc.
o Clarence Valley Community Services