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1966 The role of art in the conceptual thinking, adjustment, and aptitudes of deaf and aphasic children. Doctoral dissertation, NY, Columbia University, University Microfilms (No. 66-8230)

1967 A demonstration project in art education for deaf and hard of hearing children and adults. Project #6-8598 supported by U.S. Office of Education, Bureau of Research grant, ERIC ED No. 013 009

1968 "Art education and the education of deaf students," Co-author, John Harrington, The Volta Review, 70 (60) 475-48. Reprinted in Curriculum, cognition, and content, Washington, D.C., A.G. Bell Assn, 1968.

1969-1976 "Shout in Silence: Visual arts and the deaf," Exhibition circulated by the Smithsonian Institution, Metropolitan Museum of Art catalogue

1970 "Art and the deaf," Bulletin of Art Therapy, 9 (2) 63-67.

1972 The transfer of cognition and attitudes of deaf and aphasic children through art. Springfield IL: State of Illinois Instructional Materials Center No. 62706.

1973 "A study of Cognitive skills development through art experiences," Project No. 147 232 101 supported by NY State Urban Education grant.ERIC ED 084745

1975a "Children with communication disorders: cognitive and artistic development," American Journal of Art Therapy, 14 (2) 39-47

1975b "Clues to cognitive functioning in the drawings of stroke patients," American Journal of Art Therapy, 15 (1) 3-8

1976 "Using art to develop cognitive skills," American Journal of Art Therapy, 16 (1) 11-19

1977a "The question of Imagination, originality, and abstract thinking by deaf children," American Annals of the Deaf, 122 (3) 349-354

1980 Assessing and developing cognitive skills in handicapped children through art, Co-authors E. Boeve, K. Hayes, J. Itzler, C. Lavin, J O'Brien, N. Terner, & P. Wohlberg. Project No. G 79 008, supported by National Institute of Education grant, ERIC Ed No. 209 878.

1981/1982/1986/1996/2002 Stimulus Drawings & Techniques in Therapy, Development, and Assessment, NY: Trillium Books

1982 "Developing cognitive skills through art," in Lillian G. Katz (Ed.) Current Topics in Early Childhood Education, Vol 4, 143-171. NJ; Ablex Publishing Co.ERIC ED 207674

1983a/1990/1996/2002. Silver Drawing Test of Cognitive and Creative Skills. Seattle, WA: Special Child Publications; NY: Ablin Press

1983b "Identifying gifted handicapped children through their drawings," ARTherapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association 1 (1) 40-46.
Reprinted in Wellsprings, 1986 1 (3) 7-14. ERIC EJ No. 295 217

1984 "The stimulus drawing technique with adult psychiatric patients, stroke patients, and in adolescent art therapy," Co-authors Louise Sandburg and Kristen Vilstrup. ARTherapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association 1 (3) 132-140

1987 "Sex differences in the emotional content of drawings," ARTherapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 4(2) 67-77.

1988 "Screening children and adolescents for depression through Draw a Story," American Journal of Art Therapy, 26 (4) 119-124.

1988/1993/2002 Draw A Story, Screening for Depression and Emotional Needs, NY: Ablin Press

1991 "Using the Silver Drawing Test in school and Hospital." Coauthor, F. Carrion. American Journal of Art Therapy, 30 (2) 36-43.

1992 "Gender differences in drawings: A study of self-images, autonomous subjects, and relationships." ARTherapy, Journal of the Amercian Art Therapy Association, 9 (2) 85-92.ERIC EJ 502638

1993b "Assessing the emotional content of drawings by older adults," American Journal of Art Therapy (32 (2) 46-52.

1996a "Gender differences in the spatial abilities of adolescents," ARTherapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 13 (2) 118-120. ERIC EJ 530 390.

1998b "Gender parity and disparity in spatial skills," ARTherapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 15 (1) 38-46.

1999b "Differences among aging and young adults in attitudes and cognition," ARTherapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 16 (3), 133-139.

2001 "Assessing and developing cognitive skills through art." In Judith A. Rubin, (Ed.)
Approaches to Art Therapy, pp.241-253). NY: Brunner-Rouledge

2002a "The Silver Drawing Test of Cognition and Emotion," In Cathy A. Malchiodi (Ed) Handbook of Art Therapy, pp. 410-419. New York; The Guilford Press.

2002b Three Art Assessments, Silver Drawing Test, Draw A Story, and Stimulus Drawings and Techniques. New York, Brunner-Routledge; London, Taylor & Francis.

2003 "Cultural differences and similarities in responses to the Silver Drawing Test in the U.S.A., Brazil, Russia, Estonia, Thailand, and Australia." ARTherapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association,
20 (1), 16-20.

2004 "Screening for Aggression Using the Draw A Story Assessment," Earwood,C., Fedorko, M., Holtzman , E., Montanari, L., and Silver, R. ARTherapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association 21 (3), 156-162

2005 Aggression and Depression Assessed Through Art, Using Draw A Story to Identify Children and Adolescents at Risk , New York, Brunner-Routledge

2007 "Looking back from 2005 to 1962," Chapter in Art Therapy Memoirs, Maxine Junge and Harriet Wadeson (Eds) Springfield, Il. Charles C. Thomas.

2007. Assessing and Developing the cognitive skills of deaf children and adolescents through art, Chapter in Visually Speaking, The Inner Language of the Deaf, edited by Ellen G. Horovitz. Springfield, Il.Charles C. Thomas.

2007. The Silver Drawing Test and Draw A Story, Assessing Depression, Aggression, and Cognitive Skills, New York: Routledge; UK: Taylor & Francis.

2009. Identifying Children and Adolescents with Depression: Review of the Stimulus Drawing Task and Draw A Story Research, ArtTherapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 26 (4) 174-180.