Vicki Donne

Vicki Donne is a professor in the Education department at Robert Morris University, over the past 15 years, she has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in special education and doctoral level courses in diversity and research methodology. Her previous experience includes 15 years as a special educator working in K-12 low SES schools to provide direct instruction, remediation, community integration, consultation, and collaboration. Dr. Donne's research involves reading instruction for students who are deaf/hard of hearing, instruction for students with multiple disabilities, and assistive technology use. In addition, she has served as an evaluator and principal investigator on several grants. Dr. Donne consults with a team on the statewide alternative assessment specifically in the area of test validity and fidelity for the sub-group of students who are deaf/hard of hearing with concomitant disabilities.


Using Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports to Disrupt the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Decriminalizing Childhood Adversity
Erin E. Neuman-Boone, Patricia Kardambikis, Vicki J. Donne. © 2023. 28 pages.
Poverty and trauma risks need not create a criminal pathway or pipeline to prison. As the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) increase, so does the risk of dropping...
Supporting Writing and the Writing Process Through the Use of Assistive Technology
Vicki Donne, Mary A. Hansen. © 2023. 34 pages.
Writing is an important skill needed for success in education, social communications, and employment. Yet many students with disabilities struggle with writing. They may...
Trauma in Rural Areas: Implications for Instruction
Georgia Pavlic-Roseberry, Vicki Donne. © 2022. 20 pages.
This chapter provides background on rural culture and the influence it has on the implementation of trauma-informed care. The cultural characteristics create additional obstacles...
Business and Technology Educators: Practices for Inclusion
Vicki Donne, Mary A. Hansen. © 2018. 14 pages.
Business educators face the challenge of operationalizing the global converging initiatives of technology integration and inclusion of students with a disability in K-12...
Teachers' Use of Assistive Technologies in Education
Vicki Donne, Mary Hansen. © 2017. 16 pages.
Today's educational landscape is complex and ever-changing. Technology continues to develop and advance the quality and scope of instructional methods being utilized across...