NCLVI Publications 2/28/2010

PUBLICATIONS BY NCLVI FELLOWS

(Please excuse variations in formatting. Time from receipt of information from NCLVI Fellows did not permit unified formatting.)

Martin Monson

  • Dissertation: Monson, Martin R. The Expanded Core Curriculum and Its Relationship To Postschool Outcomes For Youth Who Are Visually Impaired. Published Doctor of Education Dissertation, University of Northern Colorado, August, 2009.
  • Monson, M., & Bowen, S. (2008). The development of phonological awareness by braille users: A review of the research. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness 102(4),210-220.

July Durando

  • Dissertation:  Durando, J.  (2008) Home Literacy Experiences of Children with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities; Chair: Professor Kay A. Ferrell.
  • Durando, J. & Wormsley, D. (2009). Evaluating training and implementation of the Individualized Meaning-Centered Approach to teaching braille literacy. Journal of Visual Impairments & Blindness. March 102 (3), 150-161
  • Durando, J. (2008). A survey on literacy instruction for students with multiple disabilities. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 102(1), 40-45.
  • Zebehazy, K., Hartmann, E., & Durando, J. (2006). High-stakes testing and implications for students with visual impairments and other disabilities. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100(10), 598-601.

Stacy Haack Kelly

  • Kelly, S.M. & Smith, D. W. (Submitted). Assistive technology used by students with visual impairments: A review of 45 years of the literature. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.
  • Kelly, S.M. (Submitted). Looking for employment data: How many working-age Americans with vision loss are employed? Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.
  • Kelly, S.M. (2009). Assistive technology use by students with visual impairments: Findings from a national survey. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 103, 470-480.
  • Kelly, S.M. (2009). Demographics of vision loss in the United States: Dealing with definitions. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 103, 185-186.
  • Richert, M., LeMoine, B., Kelly, S., & Ferrell, Kay. (2009). Appendix A: It's the law: Q&A about assistive technology and special education. In Presley, I. & D'Andrea, F.M., Assistive technology for students who are blind or visually impaired: A guide to assessment (pp. 408-415). New York, NY: AFB Press.
  • Kelly, S.M., & Smith, T.J. (2008). The digital social interactions of students with visual impairments: Findings from two national surveys. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 102, 528-539.
  • Kelly, S.M. (2008). Correlates of assistive technology use by students who are visually impaired in the U.S.: Multilevel modeling of the Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study. Unpublished Ed.D., Northern Illinois University, Illinois.
  • McDonough, H., Sticken, E., & Haack, S. (2006). The expanded core curriculum for students who are visually impaired. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100, 596-598.

Beth Harris

  • Wright, T., Harris, B., & Sticken, E. (2010). A best evidence synthesis of experimental research involving tactile maps and models for mobility. Journal of VisualImpairment and Blindness, 105, 95-106.
  • Rosenblum, L. P., Hong, S., & Harris, B. (2009). Experiences of parents with visual impairments who are raising children. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 103, 81-92.
  • Steele, T.R., Fox, L., & Harris, B. (2006). Highly qualified personnel and implications for teachers of students who are visually impaired. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 100, 590-592.

Derrick Smith

Book Chapters

  • Griffin-Shirley, N., Grimmett, E.S., & Smith, D.W. (2008).  Using strength-based planning for transitioning students with visual impairment.  In Nora Griffin-Shirley, Roseanna Davidson, Michael Shaughnessy, Effie Laman, & DeAnn Lechtenberger (Eds.), Strength-based planning for transitioning students with sensory impairments.  New York: Nova Publications. 

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Smith, D.W., Kelley, P.A., Maushak, N., Griffin-Shirley, N., & Lan, W.Y. (2009). Assistive technology competencies for teachers of students with visual impairments: A Delphi study.  Journal of Visual Impairments & Blindness, 103(8), 457-469.
  • Mohammad, S., Zhou, L., Smith, D.W., Kelley, P.A. (2009).  A survey of the integration of assistive technology knowledge into international teacher training programs for individuals with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairments & Blindness, 103(9), 562-568.
  • Griffin-Shirley, N., Pogrund, R.L., & Smith, D.W. (2009).  A three-phase qualitative study of dual-certified vision education professionals in the Southwest.  Journal of Visual Impairments & Blindness, 103(6), 354-366.
  • Smith, D.W., Griffin-Shirley, N., Pogrund, R.L., Lan, W., Dignan, K.C., & Marsh, R.A. (2007).  A survey of dual-certified vision professionals in Texas.  RE:view, 39(1), 15-25.
  • Smith, D. W., & Kelley, P.A. (2007).  A survey of the integration of assistive technology knowledge into teacher preparation programs for individuals with visual impairments.  Journal of Visual Impairments & Blindness, 101(7), 429-433.
  • Smith, D.W. (2006).  Developing mathematical concepts for students with visual impairments and blindness through orientation and mobility.  RE:view, 37(4), 161-165.

Non-Refereed Articles and Activities

  • Smith, D.W., & Wild, T. (2006).  Least restrictive environment for students with visual impairments:  Issue brief.  Journal of Visual Impairments & Blindness, 100(10), 592-593.
  • Smith, D.W. (Guest Editor). (2004). Special issue on secondary education. VIQuarterly,                50(1).

Reviews

  • Smith, D.W. (2008).  Book review of Mathematics Made Easy for Children with Visual ImpairmentRE:view, 39(3), 149-152.
  • Smith, D.W. (2008).  Conference review of the 2008 Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo.  Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness, 102(5), 307-310.

Frances Mary D'Andrea

Books

  • Presley, G.I. & D’Andrea, F.M. (2009). Assistive Technology for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment. New York: AFB Press.

Consulting Editor

  • Wormsley, D.P. (2004). Braille Literacy: A Functional Approach. F.M. D’Andrea, Consulting Editor.  New York: AFB Press

Articles, Reviews, Newsletters

  • D'Andrea, F.M. (2009). A history of instructional methods in uncontracted and contracted braille. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 103, 585-594
  • Wall Emerson, R., Holbrook, M.C., & D'Andrea, F.M. (2009). Acquisition of literacy skills by young children who are blind: Results of the ABC Braille Study. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. 103, 610-624
  • D'Andrea, F.M., Lewis, S., & Rosenblum, L.P. (2009). The need for braille standards in university preparation programs. (Invited article as part of Louis Braille Bicentenary celebration). Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 103, pp. 325-327.
  • D’Andrea, F.M. (2009). From carvings to computers: A history of tactile codes for people who are blind. The Educator, 21(2), 5-9.
  • D’Andrea, F.M. (2006). Notes from the front lines. (Invited Comment). Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 100, 587-588.
  • D’Andrea, F.M. (2006). A Vision for Leadership. Peabody Reflector, Spring 2006, 75 (1), pp. 20-23
  • D’Andrea, F.M. (Ed..) DOTS for Braille Literacy (newsletter). Atlanta, GA: American Foundation for the Blind. (30 issues from 1995 until June 2005, available  at www.afb.org/dots.asp)
  • D’Andrea, F.M. (2005). The Mountbatten Pro: More than just an electronic brailler.  Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 99, 115-117. (Extended two-part article appeared in January and March 2005 issues of AccessWorld online magazine, www.afb.org/aw)

Holly Lawson

  • Johnson, L., & Lawson, H. (2006). Teachers of the visually impaired students as related service providers? Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 100(10), 595-596.

Lori Johnson

  • Johnson, L. & Lawson, H. (2006).  Teachers of visually impaired students as providers of related services?  Supportive services versus specially designed instruction.  Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100 (10), 595-596.

Tiffany Wild

  • Wild, T. & Trundle, K. (in press).  Talking turkey: Teaching about America’s greatest conservation story with children with visual impairments.  Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.
  • Wild, T & Trundle, K. (February, 2010).  Conceptual understandings of seasonal change by middle school students with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.
  • Wild, T. & Allen, A.  (January, 2008).  Policy analysis of science based best practices for students with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.
  • Wild, T. & Koehler, K. (2008). Teaching science to students with visual impairments. Penguins and Polar Bears [electronic journal].
  • Smith, D. & Wild, T.  (2006). Least-Restrictive environment for students with visual impairments.  Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100(10), 592-593

Shawn Sweet Barnard

  • Mueller, T., Sweet-Barnard, S., Hendrickson, J. (2009). Proactive strategies for dealing with conflict in special education: Perspectives from directors of special education. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Sweet-Barnard, S., Freeland, A., Monson, M., Johnson, L. (2009). A forty year meta-analysis of research-based transition strategies and services for students with visual impairments. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Sweet-Barnard, S. (2007). The national center for leadership in visual impairment. Deaf-Blind Perspectives, 15(1)
  • Barnard, S. & Brostek, D. (2006). The future of leadership in visual impairments. Journal of Blindness and Visual Impairment, 100(10) p. 601-603.
  • Foley, B. & Barnard, S. (2006).  The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Comparison of IDEA regulations (August 3, 2006) to IDEA regulations (March 12, 1999). NASDSE.

Rebecca Renshaw

  • Renshaw, R. L. & Zimmerman, G. J. (2007).  Using a tactile map with 5-year-old child in a large-scale outdoor environment. RE:view, 39(3), 113-120.

Tessa Wright (Carlson)

Submitted Publications

  • Wright, T. (2009). Looking for power: The possibilities of finding participants in braille research. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Wright, T, & Wolery, M. (2009). The effects of instructional interventions related to street crossing and individuals with disabilities. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Wright, T., & Wolery, M. (2009). The effects of instructional interventions related to street crossing in children without disabilities. Manuscript submitted for publication.

In Press and Published

  • Wright, T., Harris, B., & Sticken, E. (in press, February 2010). A best evidence synthesis of experimental research involving tactile maps and models for mobility. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.
  • Wright, T. (2009). The role of hand dominance in beginning braille readers. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 103, 705-708.
  • Wright, T., Wormsley, D. P., Kamei-Hannan, C. (2009). Hand movements and braille reading efficiency: Data from the alphabetic braille contracted braille study. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 103, 649-61.
  • Carlsen, T. W. (2008). “Expanding the Core” The 139th Annual Meeting of Ex Officio Trustees and Special Guests of the American Printing House for the Blind [Review of the annual meeting]. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 102, 174-77.
  • Carlsen, T. W. (2007). Review of the book A Parents Guide to Special Education for Children with Visual Impairments. Re:View, 39, 85-87.

Other Scholarly Works

Amy Freeland

  • Freeland, A., Wall Emerson, R., Curtis, A., & Fogarty, K. (in press). Exploring the relationship between access technology and standardized test scores for youth with visual impairments: Secondary data analysis of the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.
  • Freeland, A., Wall Emerson, R., Crews, J., & Fogarty, K. (pending). Visual impairment and access to eye care among older Americans: Secondary analysis of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.
  • Freeland, A., Crews, J., Wall Emerson, R., & Fogarty, K. (pending). Factors predicting eye care access among older Americans.
  • Freeland, A., Crews, J., Wall Emerson, R., & Fogarty, K. (pending). Factors predicting eye care access among older Americans with diagnosed diabetes.
  • Ponchillia, P.E., Rak, E., Freeland, A., La Grow, S.J. (2007). The effect of the BrailleNote GPS on reorientation and target location among users with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness,  389-401.
  • La Grow, S.J., Ponchillia, P.E., Rak, E. & Freeland, A. (2006). The use of BrailleNote GPS for both reorientation and locating specific objectives in a familiar residential environment: Proceedings of the 12th International Mobility Conference: Orientation and Mobility in an Inclusive Society [CD-ROM]. Hong Kong.
  • Bragg, M. & Freeland A. (2005) Vision loss, depression and rehabilitation.  Royal National Institute for the Blind Vision 2005 Abstract:  http://www.rnib.org.uk/xpedio/groups/public/documents/publicwebsite/public_v2005abstractstuesday.hcsp. Bragg, M & Freeland A. (2005) Vision loss, depression and rehabilitation. Elsevier's International Congress Series (pp 40-41).  Amsterdam:  Elsevier B.V.

Sharon Summers

  • Summers, S., Leigh, L. & Arnold, J. (2006, February) Personnel shortage and caseload  management of students with visual impairments:  Children at Risk. Washington, DC.

Eric Grimmett

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Banda, D. R., & Grimmett, E. (2008).Enhancing social and transition behaviors of persons with autism through activity schedules: A review. Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 43, 324-333.
  • Parker, A.T., Grimmett, E.S., & Summers, S. (2008). Evidence-based communication practices for children with vision impairments and additional disabilities: An examination of single-subject design studies.  Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 102, 540-552.
  • Banda, D. R., Grimmett, E., & Hart, S. (2009). Activity schedules: Helping students with autism spectrum disorders in general education classrooms manage transition issues. Teaching Exceptional Children, 41(4), 16-21.

Refereed Book Chapters

  • Griffin-Shirley, N., Grimmett, E.S., & Smith, D.W. (2008). Using strengths-based planning for transitioning students with visual impairments. In Griffin-Shirley, N., Davidson, R., Shaunessy, M., Laman, E., & Lechtenberger, D.A. (Eds.),  Strengths-Based Planning for Transitioning Students with Sensory Impairments (pp. 71-93). New York: Linus Publications.
  • Lechtenberger, D.A., Griffin-Shirley, N., & Grimmett, E.S. (2008). The future of strengths-based planning. In Griffin-Shirley, N., Davidson, R., Shaunessy, M., Laman, E., & Lechtenberger, D.A. (Eds.), Strengths-Based Planning for Transitioning Students with Sensory Impairments (pp.121-138). New York: Linus Publications.

Book Review

  • Grimmett, E. (2008). [Review of the book Cortical visual impairment: An approach to assessment and intervention]. Division on Visual Impairments Quarterly, 53(4), 28-29.

Web-based Teacher Preparation Curriculum

  • Smith, D., Grimmett, E., Lechtenberger, D.A., Griffin-Shirley, N., Hettler, T., Trusty, S., & Zhou, L. (2009). An Overview of Disability Categories. Teaching module for Project IDEAL website can be retrieved from http://www.projectidealonline.org/overview.php

Amy Parker

Peer reviewed

  • Parker, A.T. & Pogrund R.L. (2009). Literacy research for student with visual impairments and additional disabilities: An exploration of relevant studies. Journal of Visual Impairments and Blindness. 103 (10), 635-648.
  • Parker, A.T. (2009). Orientation and mobility research for persons who are deafblind: A review of single subject design studies. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. 103 (6), 372-377.
  • Parker, A.T., Grimmett, E. & Summers, S. (2008). Evidence-based communication practices for children with vision loss and additional disabilities: an examination of single-subject design studies. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. 102 (9), 540-552.
  • Parker, A.T., Davidson, R., & Banda, D.R. (2007). Emerging evidence from single-subject design studies in the field of deafblindness. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness 101(11), 690-700.
  • Parker, A.T., Banda, D.R., Davidson, R. & Liu-Gitz, L. (in press). Adapting the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) for a student with visual impairment and autism: A case study. AER Journal: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness.
  • Parker, A.T., Davidson, R. & Banda, D.R. (in preparation). Measuring an adapted form of the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) for young children with visual impairments and developmental disabilities. Focus on Autism and Developmental Disabilities.
  • Parker, A.T., Bruce, S., Spiers, E. & Ressa, S. (in preparation). Deaf- blind young adults in action: a participatory action research study. AER Journal: Research and Practice in Visual Impairments and Blindness.

Non-peer reviewed

  • Bruce, S., Parker, A.T., & McGinnity, B. (in preparation). CEC’s Position Statement on Deafblindness. Council for Exceptional Children: D.V.I. Quarterly.
  • Blaha, R., Cooper, H, Irby, P., Montgomery, C. & Parker, A. (2009). Teachers of students with deafblindness: Professionalizing the field. Council for Exceptional Children: D.V.I. Quarterly. (54) 3, 49-51.
  • Parker, A.T. (2008). 2008 AER international conference: A report from the multiple disabilities & deafblind division. Deafblind Perspectives. October issue.
  • National Technical Assistance Consortium (NTAC) (2006). The NTAC outcomes and performance indicators: a system for documenting outcomes for children and youth with deafblindness, their families, and the service providers and systems that serve them. Retrieved November 22, 2007 from Western Oregon University, Teaching Research Institute Web site: http://www.nationaldb.org/TAOutcomes.php.

Tilly Steele

  • Steele, T.R, Fox, L., and Harris, B. (2006). Highly Qualified Personnel and Implications for Teachers of Students Who are Visually Impaired. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 100(10), p. 590-592.

Donna Brostek Lee

Peer Reviewed

  • Penrod, W. M., Simmons, T. J., Bauder, D. K., Lee, D. B., Haneline, R., Abraham, H., & Ihrke, E. (2010). The effectiveness of master trainer courses to teach electronic travel mobility aids. AER Journal, 3, 20-25.
  • Penrod, W. M., Simmons, T. J., Bauder, D. K., Lee, D. B.  (2009). A comparison of selected secondary electronic travel aids with a primary mobility system. International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, 2, 27-41.

Invited

  • Flener, B., Froedge, S., Brostek, D., Miller, C., & Norris, J. (2009). Promising practices for student with visual impairment and autism spectrum disorder. AER Report, 26(3), 18-19.
  • Brostek, D. (2006, November/December). Having the bedtime blues? Visibility, 22(5), 3. Sweet-Barnard, S., & Brostek, D. (2006). The future of leadership in the field of visual impairment. Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness,100, 601-603.

Works Submitted for Publication

  • Peer Reviewed
    • Hatton, D., Erickson, K. A., & Lee, D. B. (2010). Phonological awareness of young children with visual impairments. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Work in Progress
    • Lee, D. B. (2010).  Increasing positive sleep behaviors in young children who are blind: The significance of auditory sleep association stimuli. Doctoral dissertation in preparation.