Stacy Kelly, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Special Education
Special and Early Education (SEED)
- Ed.D., Visual Disabilities Northern Illinois University
- M.A., Concordia University
- B.S., Illinois State University
Stacy Kelly, Ph.D. completed her doctoral degree as a National Center for Leadership in Visual Impairment (NCLVI) Doctoral Fellow. Prior to coming to NIU, Kelly worked as a faculty member at Illinois State University and a disability policy researcher in Washington, DC. She taught students who were blind or visually impaired as a teacher of students with visual impairments (TSVI) in the Chicagoland area. She is also a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS) and a certified school administrator. Most recently, Kelly has been appointed as an Assistive Technology Certification Subject Matter Expert (SME) by the leading credentialing organization for vision rehabilitation and educational professionals.
- Assistive technology for people with visual impairments.
- Implications for instruction in the expanded core curriculum.
- Secondary analysis of large scale databases.
- SEVI 420/SEVI 520 - Literary Braille
- SEVI 421/SEVI 521 - Advanced Braille
- SEVI 450/SEVI 550 - Assistive Technology for Persons with Visual Impairments
- SEVI 551 - Advanced Assistive Technology for Persons with Visual Impairments
- SEVI 442/SEVI 542 - Instructional Systems for Teaching Students who are Visually Impaired
- SEVI 552 - Collaboration Principles and Skills for Professionals Working with Persons with Visual Impairments
- Smith, D. W., and Kelly, S. (2015). A research agenda for assistive technology used by students with visual impairments. Journal on Technology and Persons with Disabilities, 2(1), 1-12.
- Kelly, S. M., Wolffe, K., and Ajuwon, P. (2015). The recreation and leisure pursuits of employment adults with visual impairments in Nigeria: Part 1. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 109(1), 19-30.
- Ajuwon, P., Kelly, S. M., and Wolffe, K. (2015). The recreation and leisure engagement of employed adults with visual impairments in Nigeria: Part 2. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 109(1), 31-41.
- Smith, D. W., and Kelly, S. M. (2014). Assistive technology for students with visual impairments: A research agenda. In D. Hatton (Ed.), Current issues in the education of students with visual impairments, Vol. 46, (p. 23-53). Burlington: Academic Press.
- Kelly, S. M. (2013). Labor force participation rates among working-age individuals with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness (Special Issue on Transition and Employment), 107(6), 509-513.