Recent Events

Find information on NDC’s online events and in-person conference participation here. For each, find information on NDC’s presenters, panelists (if applicable) and their bios. Additional information is provided where appropriate.

Oct. 27, 2020

Live Panel: Accessible Instruction for Deaf College Students During COVID-19 and Beyond

Learn more and register for the live panel here.

Sept. 20 & 29, 2020

Live Panel: Families of Deaf Students

Learn more about the live panel here.

Sept. 15, 2020

NDC Live: Remote Services

Watch the live presentation here.

July 28 & Aug. 6, 2020

Vocational Rehabilitation During COVID-19: A Live Online Discussion for Transition Professionals

Learn about how vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies have strived to connect with isolated deaf students, overcome technology issues and continue to support access to Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS), vocational training and employment here.

July 14, 2020

AHEAD 2020 Conference: Online Accessibility and Deaf Students

Presentation title: How Do I Pin the Interpreter? Can we Use Automatic Captions Instead? FAQs for Online Accessibility and Deaf Students. Find out more about the presentation here.

June 18 & 30, 2020

Serving Deaf College Students: A Live Discussion on Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

Find out how disability services professionals are finding unique ways to serve deaf college students, faculty and staff during the pandemic here.

May 27 & June 8, 2020

#DeafAtWork Online Panel: Deaf Employees Working From Home

Learn about deaf employees making gains with flexibility, optimism and resilience here.

April 9 & 22, 2020

Live Panel Discussion with Deaf Students

Learn about how the pandemic has taken a unique toll of deaf college students here.

Past Conferences

November 2019

November 17-20, Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Washington, DC

Serving Deaf Students in Higher Education: A Toolkit for Disability Services Professionals


November 20-22, OCALICON, Columbus Ohio

Deafverse: Fostering Self-Determination through a Game-Based Curriculum

Accessible Summer Programs

October 2019

October 10-13 - Southeastern Regional Institute on Deafness (SERID) - Huntsvillle, AL.

SERID Talks Part 2, Garberoglio

Navigating Systems Change Together, Chan & Shadburne

September 2019

September 20 - 22 - Hands & Voices Leadership Conference - Washington, DC

National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes: An Overview, Kinast

August 2019

July 31 - August 4 - National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA) - Oakland, CA

Educational and Employment Data of Black Deaf People in the United States, Garberoglio & Simms

Deafverse: Choose Your Own Adventure Game for Deaf kids, Albright

July 2019

July 7- 11 Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf - Providence, RI

Interpreter Influence on Self-Advocacy Development in High School and Beyond, Brown, Ivanko & Ryan

July 8-13 - Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) - Boston, MA

Reframing Deaf Services to Ending Band-Aid Solutions!, Chan, Ivanko, Kinast, Litman, & Zito

Back to the Basics: Assistive Listening Devices for Disability Service Providers, Ivanko & Litman

Navigating Captions and YouTube Media, Kinast & Zito

Disability Service Professionals Guide to Deaf Services: Tools for Implementation , Ivanko & Kinast

Captioned Media: Responsibility, Policies, & Strategies, Litman & Zito

June 2019

June 1-3 - American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA) & Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Loss (AMPHL) - Baltimore, Maryland

Visit NDC's booth!

June 20-22 - National Deaf Education Conference - Austin, Texas

Fostering Autonomy in the Transition Planning Process, Shadburne & Turner

June 22-26 - National Conference on Student Assessment (NCSA) - Orlando, Florida

Assessment Equity for Deaf Students: The Nexus between Disability and English Language Learners, Cawthon & Higgins

April 2019

April 5-9 - American Educational Research Association 2019 Annual Meeting - Toronto, Canada

English to Sign Language Translations of Assessments: Three Case Studies and Implications for Construct Validity, Cawthon, Garberoglio & Palmer

Understanding Deaf Individuals Who Are Not In the Labor Force: A Cluster Analysis, Garberoglio, Cawthon, Palmer & Sales

Educational Attainment by Deaf Students and Student Veterans with Hearing Loss, Palmer

March 2019

March 1 - 25th Annual Guam Systems for Assistive Technology Conference - Guam

Summer Camp Experiences for Deaf Youth: Fostering Self-Determination

March 1 - Hawaii Student Success Institute - Honolulu, Hawaii

Disability Services Professional’s Guide to Deaf Services, Ivanko & Kinast

March 4-5 - 34th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity - Honolulu, Hawaii

Captioned Media: Responsibility, Policies, & Strategies, Ivanko & Kinast

Community Conversations: Mobilizing Local Communities to Make Change Happen, Garberoglio & Guerra

February 2019

February 6-9 - Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Chicago, IL

Summer Camp Experiences for Deaf Youth: Fostering Self-Determination, Ryan, Johnson & Garberoglio
Increasing Bachelor’s Degree Attainment for Deaf People: 2008-2016, Garberoglio, Johnson & Cawthon

February 20-21 - State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards (SCASS) - Los Angeles, CA

National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes: An Overview, Cawthon

January 2019

January 29 - February 2 - Council for Exceptional Children - Indianapolis, IN

Accommodations Considerations in Pre-College and Postsecondary Assessments for Deaf Individuals, Cawthon
Raising the Bar to Empower Deaf Youth, Turner

November 2018

November 12-17 - Accessing Higher Ground - Westminster, CO

Captioned Media: Developing a Systematic Approach that Meets the Needs of Your Institution, Zito & Litman
Demystifying Assistive Listening Devices, Litman & Zito

November 14-16 - OCALICON - Columbus, OH

Data and Dialog: Improving Outcomes for Deaf Individuals, Kinast & Shadburne
Raising the Bar: High Expectations and Self Determination for Deaf Individuals, Kinast & Shadburne

October 2018

October 11-13 - Disabled & Proud: Leading Change - Online

What Deaf Gain Can Teach All Students with Disabilities, Kinast
Details coming SOON!

October 24-26 - River of Dreams - Cedar Rapids, IA

Designing Accessible Measures: Self-Determination in Deaf Individuals, Palmer

August 2018

August 27-29 - Arizona Transition Conference - Scottsdale, AZ

Deafverse: How a Choice-Based Game Fosters Postsecondary Preparedness in Deaf Youth, Kinast & Turner.

July 2018

July 3-7 - National Association of the Deaf & National Deaf Education Conference - Hartford, CT

Online Gaming: Developing Self-Determination Skills for Deaf Youth; Community Conversations: Making Change Happen, Garberoglio, Guerra, Kinast, & Palmer.

July 16-20 - Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) Conference - Albuquerque, NM

Pre-Conference Professional Training Opportunity; Increasing Access and Opportunities for *Deaf Students In Higher Education. Also featuring concurrent and poster sessions provided by the NDC team. 

July 23-25 - Office of Special Education Programs, Project Directors’ Conference - Arlington, VA

Data and Dialog as the Foundation for Systems Change, Cawthon & Garberoglio.

June 2018

June 14-17 - Allied Media Conference - Detroit, MI

Real People, Real Stories: Representation of Deaf BodiesCrider & Bachleda

June 18-19 - Indiana Deaf Education and Educational Interpreters Conference - Indianapolis, IN

Supporting Deaf Individuals’ Postsecondary Outcomes: A Look at NDC Research and Resources; Captioning in the Classroom, Zito

June 28-July 1 - CODAHaven Annual Conference - Providence, RI

Shining a Light on Our Deafcentric Experiences, Loeffler & Palmer

May 2018

May 31-June 2 - National Coalition of Latinx with Disabilities (CNLD) & Coalition of Texans with Disabilities: Cultivating Leadership: Creating Agents of Change - Austin, TX

Community Conversations: Mobilizing Local Communities to Make Change HappenGuerra

April 2018

April 13-17 - American Educational Research Association Conference - New York City, NY

Change Over Time in Educational Attainment for Deaf Individuals From 2008 to 2015Garberoglio, Cawthon & Sales

April 16-19 - National Summit for Educational Equity - Arlington, VA

Change through Dialog: Working Together to Improve Education and Employment Outcomes for Deaf Individuals, Garberoglio & Cawthon

March 2018

Mar 2 - Annual Assistive Technology Conference - Guam

The National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes, An Introduction; Communication Access Technology for Deaf Individuals, Ivanko, Guerra, & Zito

Mar 19 - Indiana Transition Conference - Indianapolis, IN

Play Deafverse: Choose your Future; Setting High Expectations and Fostering Self-Advocacy Skills Among Deaf Youth for Parents and Professionals, Kinast

Mar 23 - 25 - California Educators for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Conference - Sacramento, CA

Change Through Dialog: Working Together to Improve Education and Employment for Deaf Individuals, Cawthon & Shadburne

February 2018

Feb 15 - 17 - ACE-DHH - Tucson, AZ

Educational Attainment Gaps, Garberoglio & Cawthon

Feb 23 - Oklahoma Leadership Day - Tulsa, OK

Working Together to Improve Education and Employment, Garberoglio, Palmer, & Shadburne