NDC Hosts Webinar on Making Graduation Accessible

Graduation is an important milestone in a person’s educational journey, yet too often these important events are inaccessible for deaf students, their family, and their friends.

Commencements for All: Q&A Session Making Graduation Accessible for Deaf People

April 14, 2022 - 1-2 p.m. CT

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Making sure graduation, an important milestone and acknowledgement for students, is accessible for deaf students and attendees needs to be a key part of the planning of the event. This proactive planning can make the difference between an exciting day with friends and family or a day full of disappointment and frustration.

Commencements for All: Webinar for Making Graduation Accessible

Our Expectations Matter When It Comes to Postsecondary Enrollment

When we think about predictors of postsecondary enrollment and #DeafSuccess, we often look at grades or academic skills. While these are important factors, the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) has found that “high expectations for success” are one of five key impact areas for postsecondary attainment.

Steps to Equitably Include Deaf Students in Assessments

“Regrading tests, I feel so nervous. I feel shut down… Taking tests never elicit good feelings.” – Felica’s Story: Language Backgrounds and Test Access.

In Case You Missed It...

The end of the year is often a time of reflection and looking back on the things that impacted us the most. In 2021, many of us were challenged to find ways to adapt to life after a year of lockdown, disconnection, and isolation. During this time, many people turned to NDC to help them navigate a variety of issues that act as barriers to #deafsuccess.

In case you missed it, below are the most common questions for the top 6 content areas we received this past year and a list of resources we provided in response.

Tips for Mindful Unplugging this Holiday Season

As we move into the holiday season, we often hear people around us talk about “unplugging” and trying to relax. But in our hyper-connected world, it’s difficult to truly get away from the stresses and worries of our everyday lives.

Sometimes we need to take a step beyond the usual idea of unplugging, like not answering your email for a day or taking a few days off work. The concept of “mindful unplugging” is taking time to slow down, look inward, and work on building your internal strength.

Centralized Systems that Promote #DeafSuccess at Colleges and Universities

Capacity Building on College Campuses

Behind the Scenes of Deafverse: Meet the Creators