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Silvia Correa-Torres, Ed.D.

Silvia Correa-Torres, Ed.D.


Visual Impairment
School of Special Education

Contact Information

McKee 009


Professional/Academic Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Publications/Creative Works

Bowen, S. K., & Correa-Torres, S. M. (InPress). Understanding the communication needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students who are deafblind. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Milian, M., Conroy, P., & Correa-Torres, S. M. (2017). Diversity and its implications for educators of students with visual impairments. In C. Holbrook, C. Hannan, & T. McCarthy. Foundations of Education Vol. 1: History and Theory of Teaching Children and Youths with Visual Impairments (3rd Edition). New York, NY: AFB Press. 

 Ferrell, K. A., Correa-Torres, S. M., Howell, J. J., Carver, W., Anthony, T., Mathews, D., . . . Smyth, C. (2017).  Image description as an accommodation in statewide assessments for students with visual and print disabilities. Journal of Visual Impairments, 111(4), 325-339.

Correa-Torres, S. M., & Bowen, S. (2016). Recognizing the needs of families of children and youth who are deafblind. American Annals of the Deaf, 161(4), 454-461.

Brewer, R., & Correa-Torres, S. M., & Kincaid, T. (2015). The impact of placement in the US on social opportunities for students with multiple disabilities: An analysis of the SEELS database. World Journal of Educational Research, 2(2), 84-98.

Correa-Torres, S. M., & Zebehazy, K. T. (2014). Lessons learned from Hispanic mothers in the United States: Recommendations for personnel preparation and research in visual impairment. British Journal of Visual Impairment, 32(3), 191-199.

Correa-Torres, S. M. (2013). Guest editorial. Division on Visual Impairment Quarterly, 58(2). [Guest editor, special issue on diversity]

Zebehazy, K. T., Correa-Torres, S. M. (2013). Connecting with families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: Reflecting as practitioners on our own beliefs and values. Division on Visual Impairments Quarterly, 58(2), 40-51.