Kay A. Ferrell

Kay Alicyn Ferrell, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). Dr. Ferrell has taught individuals of all ages with visual and multiple disabilities and has written extensively for both parents and professionals. Her areas of specialization include the education of individuals with visual disabilities, particularly infants and preschoolers; personnel preparation; and distance education methodologies. She directed the National Center on Low-Incidence Disabilities from 2001-2010. Ferrell is the recipient of many awards, from the University of Northern Colorado, professional associations, advocacy groups, and alumni organizations. In retirement she continues an active research and publications program and is Regional Chair for the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI).