Madeline Milian

School of Teacher Education
Greeley, Colorado 80639
Office: (970) 351-1683

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Research Interests:

Family involvement in educational and school oriented activities; early childhood bilingualism; dual language programs; students with special needs in dual language programs; second language learners with disabilities; language development of Hispanic young children who are blind, strategies for teaching ESL to students with and without disabilities; and education in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.


  • Ed.D., 1994 Teachers College, Special Education/Bilingual Columbia University Education/ESL/Teacher Education
  • M.A., 1982 California State University Special Education Los Angeles Blind and Visually Impaired
  • B.S., 1978 Florida International Special Education University

Selected Publications:

  • Muller, T. , & Milian, M. (Revisions submitted). Latino families of children with severe disabilities: Experiences with school personnel.
  • Milian, M. , & Walker, D. (In progress). Special needs and gifted and talented students in dual language programs.
  • Milian, M. & Pearson, V. (2005). Students with a visual impairment in a dual language program: A case study. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. 99, 715-720.
  • Shannon, S. & Milian, M. (2002). Parents choose dual language programs in Colorado: A survey. Bilingual Research Journal, 26(3), 679-693.
  • Milian, M. (2001). Schools’ efforts to involve Latino families of students with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 95(7), 389-402.
  • Milian, M. (1999). Schools and family involvement: Attitudes among Latinos who have children with visual impairments. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 93(5), 277-290.
  • Milian, M. (1996). Knowledge of basic concepts of young students with visual impairments who are monolingual or bilingual. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 90(5), 386-399.
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