Raising Deaf Youth During COVID-19: Family Panels Reveal How to Engage and Encourage

October 21, 2020

For deaf students attending high school and preparing to enter college or careers, COVID-19 is adding uncertainty to a time that, while exciting, is already challenging. That’s why NDC hosted two live online panels for families of deaf youth nationwide, to help them connect and learn from each other.


Experts Share VR Insights and Tips in New Video Series

October 14, 2020

Vocational rehabilitation (VR) support and services can be an important factor for deaf people in reaching employment goals, pursuing further education, and achieving success after high school. But understanding what’s available and getting through the doors of VR offices can sometimes be challenging and confusing.


Live Panel October 27: Accessible Instruction for Deaf College Students During COVID-19 and Beyond

October 13, 2020

Ensuring that every student has access to your instruction is more important than ever, yet can be more challenging due to the pandemic — whether you’re teaching online, in person, or a little bit of both.


Nuevas Estrategias Para el Cambio del Sistema Dirigido por Personas Sordas con un Nuevo Recurso.

October 7, 2020

Liderando el Camino: Ocho Estrategias para que las Comunidades Sordas  Implementen Cambios en el Sistema, se basa en un nuevo artículo de investigación publicado en la revista American Annals of the Deaf escrito por Garberoglio, Diego Guerra, Genelle Sanders y Stephanie Cawthon, que resume lo que el NDC aprendió de las conversaciones comunitarias realizadas. a lo largo del país. 


Get Strategies for Deaf-Led System Change with New Resource

October 7, 2020

Decisions are made every day about deaf people’s lives without involving deaf people. This needs to change. The lived experience and knowledge of deaf community members must guide policy changes, strategic planning, and programs that are designed to reduce barriers and increase opportunities for deaf people in the United States. Listening to community members, and letting them lead the way, is important. This is a core value of the work we do at the National Deaf Center (NDC).


Learn How to Build a Mentoring Program for Deaf Youth in New Three-Hour Online Course

October 6, 2020

This course is free and open to all. It is a self-paced professional development online course designed for professionals, community members, transition counselors, interpreters, and anyone interested in learning about creating a mentoring program.


Cuidado personal como parte del bienestar mental

September 28, 2020

Mientras atravesamos las crisis del 2020, la salud y la seguridad son la prioridad de todos. Sin embargo, mientras tomamos medidas para proteger la salud física de la población, la salud mental es igualmente importante. La incertidumbre, el aislamiento y un entorno en constante cambio pueden pasar factura, lo que resulta en agotamiento, fatiga y episodios de depresión o ansiedad.


Self-Care as Part of Mental Health

September 28, 2020

In this pandemic, health and safety is at the forefront of almost everyone’s mind. However, as we take measures to protect the physical health of the population, mental health is equally as important. Isolation, uncertainty, and a constantly changing environment can take a toll, resulting in burn-out, fatigue, and episodes of depression or anxiety.


Deaf Success Story: Cookie Brand, School Counselor

September 22, 2020

Cookie Brand is the newest profile in the #DeafSuccess video series by the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes. Featuring firsthand accounts from deaf Americans, #DeafSuccess videos show deaf youth the wide variety of paths adulthood can take and seek to empower them to have high expectations for the future.


Comparta experiencias, obtenga consejos y conéctese con otras familias de estudiantes sordos

September 14, 2020

Las familias de estudiantes sordos en todo el país tienen la oportunidad de conectarse entre sí durante dos paneles en línea en vivo organizados por el Centro Nacional de Sordos sobre Resultados Postsecundarios, el 20 y 29 de septiembre. Los paneles están abiertos a cualquier persona y la asistencia es gratuita.


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