Our vision: To be a centre of excellence for young children with hearing loss.
- provide babies and young children, who have hearing loss, with a quality educational service in the Dominican tradition.
- empower families to assist their children to listen and speak in a family-focused and caring environment.
Meet the Team
Michele Cutrupi: Master of Special Education (Deaf/Hard of Hearing)
Michele, has over 30 years of teaching and leadership experience in the area of Deafness/Hearing Loss and diverse learning, spanning early intervention to tertiary settings, across all NSW education systems. In her previous role, Michele was Leader of Learning: Hearing, for Sydney Catholic Schools, in the Inner Western Region. Previously, she managed the Sensory Impairment Program for Sydney Catholic Schools.
Michele holds a Master of Special Education with Distinction (Deaf/Hard of Hearing), Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies: Hearing Impairment and Communication Disorders and a Diploma of Teaching.
Michele is Vice President of EDSA (Educators of Deaf Students Association) and NSW representative for NAATD (National Australian Association of Teachers of the Deaf). In addition, she was an inaugural Board Director of the Catherine Sullivan Centre and previously, a member of the Advisory Committee.
Stephanie Halliday: BAppSc. (SpPath) MSPAA CPSP
Position: Listening and Language Therapist
Stephanie graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Speech Pathology and is a current member of Speech Pathology Australia and a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP). Upon graduating she worked in private practice where she developed a special interest in paediatric early intervention. She has a personal interest in literacy and speech sound disorders and has a strong commitment to providing evidence-based practice. She is the Centre's full time Listening and Language Therapist and is responsible for administering the children's speech and language assessments and conducting any follow up speech sound therapy, as well as seeing children for Individual Therapy Sessions.
Sue Anne Randazzo: Grad Cert Ed Studies (Sensory Impairment)
Positions: Listening and Language Therapist
Sue Anne’s qualifications include: Masters in Education (Adult Education), Grad Dip, ABE (Adult Literacy), Associate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling, Diploma in Teaching (General Primary).
Sue Anne has worked extensively in the field of Deaf and Hearing Impairment education, primarily in teaching roles with both children and adults. Previously she worked as both a classroom teacher and an itinerant teacher of the deaf in school education. Sue Anne is currently working as a Listening and Language Therapist at CSC three days a week.
Catherine Dunn: Post Grad DIp ED (hearing impaired)
Position: Listening and Language Therapist
Catherine has had over 15 years involvement in the field of Deaf education and Hearing Impairment. For the past 10 years Catherine has worked as a Teacher of the Deaf for the Catholic Education Office. Catherine has had a long interest in linguistics and language development and in addition to her qualifications in Deafness education, she is qualified to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). She has also obtained her Certificate II in Auslan. Catherine is delighted to be responsible for the Program for Transition to School at CSC.
I have been at the Centre since Term 4, 2015. I have worked in a number of different offices with varying roles and am now very happy to be with CSC, working alongside the dedicated and caring staff here. I enjoy the interaction with the mums and dads, and their beautiful children. It is great to be part of such a wonderful cause and to feel that you make a small difference.
Position: Therapist's Assistant/Parent Support Group Facilitator
I have been associated with the Centre for over thirty years, firstly as a parent of a hearing impaired daughter then as a volunteer, supporting families with newly diagnosed children. Currently I work as a Therapist's Assistant and Parent Support Group Facilitator for our families, during group sessions at RIPPLES, WAVES and Transition to School Group. My experience as a mother of a child that has been through the Centre’s program, enables me to relate to parents.
Position: Accounts/Company Secretary
I have over 35 years of experience in the accounts area, having worked in the banking, government, heavy earth-moving, civil engineering, property development, educational institution, fashion industry and insurance sectors. I have held my current position at Catherine Sullivan Centre since April, 2012.
Position: Therapist's Assistant
Sally joined the Catherine Sullivan Centre Team in 2016 as a Therapist's Assistant. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Speech Pathology and is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist (CPSP) with Speech Pathology Australia. She had previously worked in private practice specialising in communication disorders in children and adolescents and running professional development programs for preschool and school teachers. Sally has a son with hearing loss who has given her a passion for working with children who are deaf and a unique ability to connect with families.
Meet the Board
Our Professional Partnerships
These are those organisations where we consult or share the early intervention of a child enrolled at CSC to ensure they get the best possible early intervention package possible.
Become a Partner
If you would like to partner with us, fill out the form below and one of our staff members will get back to you.
These are those people or organisations who have given funds, time or effort to benefit our families, grow our programs and support our staff be the best professionals they can be: