Severe and/or Multiple Disabilities

All Children Can Read: Literacy Skills Checklist
This checklist will assist in the beginning or enhancement of literacy instruction for children with combined vision and hearing loss, as well as, children with multiple disabilities and other complex learning challenges.
Authors: Nancy Steele and Barbara Purvis
Publication Date: Revised February 2013
Publisher: National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness

Assistive Technology Short Term Loan Library
A wide variety of assistive technology devices, equipment, software and professional development materials are available free of charge to Arizona school personnel.
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education

Critical Components of Successful Inclusion of Students with Severe Disabilities: Literature Review
This review provides an overview of literature regarding effective practices for inclusion with a focus on critical components of successful inclusion that effectively engage students with disabilities in inclusive schools. 
Authors: Turki Alquraini and Dianne Gut 
Publication Date: 2012
Publisher: International Journal of Special Education

Evidence-Based Practices for Students With Severe Disabilities 
This paper features an innovation configuration (IC) matrix that can guide teacher preparation and working professionals in the development of appropriate evidence-based practices (EBPs) for students with severe disabilities.
Authors: Diane M. Browder, Leah Wood, Julie Thompson, and Cecelia Ribuffo
Publication Date: August 2014
Publisher: Collaboration for Effective Educator, Development, Accountability, and Reform Center

MTSS for All: Including Students with the Most Significant Cognitive Disabilities
This brief explains MTSS and provides suggestions to include students with the most significant cognitive disabilities so that MTSS provides a whole school and whole district approach to be implemented by educators. 
Authors: Martha L. Thurlow, Gail Ghere, Sheryl S. Lazarus, and Kristin K. Liu
Publication Date: January 2020
Publishers: National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) and TIES Center

Perspectives of Effective Teachers of Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities 
This article describes the results of a qualitative research project designed to investigate the characteristics of excellent teachers of students with low-incidence disabilities.
Authors: Jennifer Johnson Howell and Stacey Gengel
Publication Date: March 2005
Publisher: TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus

Severe and/or Multiple Disabilities
This article includes the definition and characteristics of severe and/or multiple disabilities.
Publisher: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities