Susan Bruce, Ph.D.

Susan Bruce is an Professor of Special Education at Boston College. She directs the Masters Degree Program in Severe Disabilities with an optional specialization in deafblindness. She previously coordinated the Masters Degree Program in Visual Impairment at Michigan State University.

Susan has more than 25 years experience teaching and consulting in schools and adult settings that serve individuals with severe and multiple disabilities (including deafness and visual impairment). Her expertise is particularly strong in the areas of assessment and communication intervention.

Susan was certified to teach general education (K-8), and students with intellectual disabilities, visual impairment, and deafblindness. She has worked with families and educational professionals in Massachusetts, Michigan, Maine, New Hampshire, and Missouri to establish individually appropriate programming for children and young adults in placements along the continuum including partial and full inclusion settings.