Welcome to SIWI

Welcome to the Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI) website, an online resource center for educators of deaf and hard-of-hearing students. SIWI is an evidence-based framework for writing instruction specifically designed for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. On this site you will find information about the SIWI approach, relevant research, instructional materials, and project involvement.

Our Team


kimberly wolbers

Kimberly Wolbers

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Hannah Dostal

Hannah Dostal

Associate Professor
University of Connecticut

Dr. Steve Graham

Steve Graham

Arizona State University

Dr. Thomas Allen

Thomas Allen

Professor, Department of Education Gallaudet University

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