Employment Report Shows Strong Labor Market Passing by Deaf Americans

August 22, 2019
Unemployment in the United States recently hit a 49-year low. However, the strong U.S. labor market is passing by hundreds of thousands of deaf Americans, according to findings of a new employment report by the National Deaf Center. 

5 Ways to Go Back to School with #DeafSuccess

August 8, 2019

It’s time to go Back To School with #DeafSuccess! Here are five ways deaf high school students, their teachers, and their families can make the most of the coming school year, and prepare for a successful transition to college, training programs, or jobs.


Cawthon to Present at 2019 OSEP Leadership Conference on Research-to-Practice Connections

July 18, 2019

National Deaf Center Director Stephanie Cawthon, Ph.D., will present at the 2019 OSEP Leadership Conference on making research-to-practice connections with states and other stakeholders. 


A New Report Redefines "Evidence-Based"

July 10, 2019

In a new report, “Evidence-Based Technical Assistance,” the National Deaf Center outlines its unique approach to expand the concept of “evidence-based” for the deaf community, providing a model for other technical assistance and research centers. 


39 States to Convene at NDC on June 17-19; García-Fernández Presents Keynote

June 17, 2019

The third annual Engage for Change | state convening at the National Deaf Center on June 17-19, 2019, will gather 87 leaders from 39 states to collaborate on improving deaf education and employment throughout the United States.


Presentations at AHEAD 2019 to Highlight Accessibility Services and New Toolkit

June 1, 2019

The National Deaf Center is proud to participate in AHEAD 2019, the annual international conference of the Association on Higher Education and Disability on July 9-13 in Boston, Massachusetts.


“Important Contribution to the Field” Praises Review of Book by Cawthon and Garberoglio

May 1, 2019

In March, a leading journal in deaf education published a glowing review of the book written by National Deaf Center’s leadership, praising that it “provides a thorough and important contribution to the field of postsecondary outcomes for deaf individuals.”


Stephanie Cawthon: Deaf-Friendly Starbucks Proves Power of Inclusivity

April 15, 2019

Starbucks has just opened its first “signing store” in the U.S., where the staff are deaf or hard of hearing, sign language is an option and technology is available that makes the coffee experience accessible.