Authors: Luckner JL, Bruce SM, Ferrell KA
Title: A Summary of the Communication and Literacy Evidence-Based Practices for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Visually Impaired, and Deafblind
Source: Communication Disorders Quarterly 2016 37(4): 225-241
Year: 2016
Research Design: Clinical Practice Guideline

The Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) Center at the University of Florida ( is a national technical assistance center dedicated to supporting states in their efforts to develop teachers and leaders who can successfully prepare students with disabilities to achieve college and career-ready standards. One of the objectives of the project is to organize and synthesize the literature on evidence-based practices for students with disabilities. The purpose of this article is to share a summary of the evidence-based practices in the areas of communication and literacy for students who are deaf, hard of hearing, visually impaired, or deafblind, as well as recommendations for service providers and researchers.

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