Bringing States Together to Impact #DeafSuccess

 
 
 

State Spotlight: Idaho Team Wins $55K Grant

 

Three people are standing next to a poster titled “Engage for Change”. The person to the furthest left is a smiling brown-haired woman named Kristy Buffington. Next to her is a bald man named Steven Snow. Next to the poster on the right is a long-haired woman named Nanna Hanchett.

 

Tailored Solutions for Each State

 
 
 

2020 Convenings: Short-Term Pandemic Response and Long-Term Strategies for Improvement


2019 Convening Stories

 


Resources for State Level Leaders

 
  • Developing Accessible Work Based Learning Programs

  • Designing Summer Programs for Deaf Youth

  • Improving Campus Access

  • Start and Build a Mentoring Program for Deaf Youth

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Toolkit

  • Plan Your Future: A VR Guide for Deaf Youth, featuring videos from EFC state leaders Bedarius Bell and Elise Knopf

  • #DeafSuccess videos

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A valuable advantage in transition planning is self-determination — the way we decide, act, and believe to make decisions and reach goals in life. Now it can be measured with the Self-Determination Inventory, an online ASL-accessible assessment tool to help agencies, educators, and families strengthen self-determination and develop customized plans.