Raising and Educating Deaf Children: Foundations for Policy, Practice, and Outcomes seeks to provide objective, evidence-based information for policy-making and practice associated with raising and educating deaf children, with an eye to improving them. It aims to reach the broad community of stakeholders: professionals, practitioners, policy-makers, families, and other parties interested in optimizing opportunities – and futures – for deaf children.

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Meet the editors


Dr. Marc Marschark

Dr. Marc Marschark is Director of the Center for Education Research Partnerships at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, a college of Rochester Institute of Technology, and Editor of the Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education. His research focuses on relations of language and learning among deaf and hard-of-hearing students in formal and informal settings.


Dr. Louis Abbate

Dr. Louis Abbate is President Emeritus of the Willie Ross School for the Deaf and Member Emeritus of the Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools. He recently retired after 28 years as President and CEO of the Willie Ross School for the Deaf in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.