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Carol LaSasso, Ph.D.

Professor, Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Department, Gallaudet University

B.S. -- University of Colorado, 1965, Elementary Education
M.A. -- University of Denver, 1969, Deaf Education
Ph.D. -- University of Maryland, 1978, Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy

While a doctoral candidate at the University of Maryland, Dr. LaSasso worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education graduate school at Gallaudet University from 1974 until 1979, at which point she was promoted to Associate Professor. She was promoted again in 1984 to full professor. In 1980, she became the Director of the Satellite Reading Clinic for Deaf Children at Gallaudet University. She held that post until 1990, when she became the Ph.D. project director in the Department of Education at Gallaudet. Carol is currently a Professor in the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

Publications:

  1. 1. LaSasso, C. (1994). Reading comprehension of deaf readers: The impact of too few or too many questions. The American Annals of the Deaf., 138 (5), 435-441.
  2. King, C., LaSasso, C. & Short, D. (1994). Digital captioning: Effects of color coding and placement in synchronized text-audio presentations. In H. Maurer (Ed), Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1994. (pp. 329-334). Charlottesville, VA: Assoc for the Advancement of Computing in Educ. Vancouver, June 25-29, 1994.
  3. LaSasso, C. & King, C. (1994). Captioning preferences. NAD Broadcaster, 16 (6), 1, 5.
  4. King, C. & LaSasso, C. (1994). Caption format preferences. NAD Broadcaster, 16 (11), 5-6. King, C. & LaSasso, C. (1993) Television decoder circuitry act of 1990: Will it guarantee better captions for deaf people? (1993) The NAD Broadcaster, 15 (1), p. 1, 6.
  5. LaSasso, C. (1993) Grouping plan spawns doubts about Masem. The Alexandria Port Gazette Packet, 119(48), 29.
  6. LaSasso, C. (1993) Minority achievement: We just don't get it. The Alexandria Port Gazette Packet, 120 (33), 17.
  7. LaSasso, C. (1992). Speaking of learning disabilities, whatever happened to Erin? Perspectives in Education and
    Deafness,11(2),2-6
  8. LaSasso, C. & King, C. (1992). The television decoder circuitry act of 1990: Will it REALLY benefit deaf people? Newsounds, 17(10), 6.
  9. King, C. & LaSasso, C. (1992). Research project to determine preferences of deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers about current and future captioning. SHHH Journal, 13(5), 14-16.
  10. LaSasso, C. (1990). Developing the Ability of Hearing Impaired Students to comprehend and generate question forms. American Annals of the Deaf, 135 (5), 409-411.
  11. LaSasso, C. (1989). Reading achievement of hearing impaired readers in the United States. In F. Loncke and M. Terryn (Eds.), Sociopedagogy of the Deaf, Acco Leuven, Amsterdam.
  12. LaSasso, C. (1988). Visual matching test-taking strategies used by readers in the United States. Proceedings of the IX World Congress of the World Federation of the Deaf, Palermo, 1983.
  13. Savvides, G. & LaSasso, C. (1988). Visual matching: A strategy employed by deaf readers in Greece and Cyprus when dealing with a reading comprehension task. Hope (Greek newspaper), November 25, p. 13-14.
  14. LaSasso, C. (1988). The effectiveness of hearing impaired teachers' judgment of text difficulty for prelingually, profoundly deaf students. American Annals of the Deaf, 132 (5), 399-402.
  15. LaSasso, C. (1987). Response to review of Reading and Deafness. American Annals of the Deaf, 132, (6).
  16. LaSasso, C. (1987). What parents need to know about reading levels of hearing impaired students. American Annals of the Deaf, 132(3), 218-220.
  17. LaSasso, C. (1987). Survey of instructional procedures used to teach reading to hearing impaired students in the United States. Volta Review, 89(2), 85-98.
  18. LaSasso, C. (1987). Survey of instructional procedures used to teach reading to hearing impaired students in the United States. Volta Review, 89(2), 85-98.
  19. LaSasso, C. & Davey, B. (1987). The relationship between lexical knowledge and reading comprehension for prelingually, profoundly hearing impaired students, The Volta Review, 89(4), 211-220.
  20. LaSasso, C. (1986). A comparison of test-taking strategies of comparably-aged hearing and hearing impaired readers with comparable reading levels. The Volta Review, 88(4), 231-241.
  21. LaSasso, C. (1995). Using alternative reading strategies. In Ola M. Brown (ed.), Tips at your Fingertips: Teaching Strategies for Adult Literacy Tutors. International Reading Association: Newark, Delaware.
  22. LaSasso, C., Achtzehn, J. (1996). Leadership personnel needs in education of deaf and hard-of-hearing children: results of two national surveys. American Annals of the Deaf, 141(4), 299-302.
  23. LaSasso, C. (1996). Foniks for deff tshildrun? Perspectives in Education and Deafness, 14, 6-9.
  24. LaSasso, C., Metzger, M. (1996). Parents as partners for preparing deaf children for BiBi programs. Proceedings from the 1997 CAID Convention.
  25. LaSasso, C., Mobley, R. (1997). National survey of reading instruction for deaf and hard of hearing students in the U.S. Volta Review), 99(1), 31-60.
  26. LaSasso, C., Metzger, M. (1997). Parents as partners for preparing deaf children for BiBi programs. Proceedings of the CEASD-CAID Conference. Rochester, NY
  27. LaSasso, C. (1997). Test-taking ski