Tessa McCarthy
Faculty

School Affiliations


Recent Grants

McCarthy, T., & Kostewicz, D. E. (In review). Project Certified Orientation and mobility/Behavior specialists (COMBS). Office of Special Education Projects, US Department of Education ($1,112,509). Principal Investigator.
McCarthy, T. (In review.) A Detailed Assessment of Hand Movement Patterns and Characteristics Related to Braille Reading. Central Research Development Fund, University of Pittsburgh ($15,520). Principal Investigator.

Recent Publications

Holbrook, M.C., McCarthy, T., & Kamei-Hannan, C. (2017). Foundations of education: Volume I history and theory of teaching children and youths with visual impairments. New York, NY: American Foundation for the Blind Press.
Holbrook, M.C., Kamei-Hannan, C. & McCarthy, T. (2017). Foundations of education: Volume II instructional strategies for teaching children and youths with visual impairments. New York, NY: American Foundation for the Blind Press.
McCarthy, T., & Wall Emerson, R. (2017). Reading and interpreting research. In Holbrook, M.C., Kamei-Hannan, C., & McCarthy, T. Foundations of education: Volume II instructional strategies for teaching children and youths with visual impairments. New York, NY: American Foundation for the Blind Press.
McCarthy, T., Rosenblum, P. L., Johnson, B. G., Dittel, J., & Kearns, D. M. (in press). The artificial intelligence tutor: A supplementary tool for teaching and practicing braille. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.
Wright (McCarthy), T., & Wolery, M. (2014). Evaluating the effectiveness of roadside instruction in teaching children with visual impairments street crossings. Journal of Special Education,48, 46-58.
Wright (McCarthy), T. (2010). Looking for power: The possibilities of finding participants in braille research. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 104, 775-780.
Tessa McCarthy

Contact

University of Pittsburgh
5154 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
412-648-7308
tessam@pitt.edu