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Effective Accommodations for Internships and Fieldwork

Effective accommodations will depend on the deaf student’s communication preferences and experience with accommodations.

When planning for access, start by asking the deaf student about their needs. Discuss the training environment, job functions, types of interactions, activities, benefits and services offered to other people at the hosting entity.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) offers additional resources, guidance and personalized consultations for workplace settings.

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