Live Panel December 8: The Power of Community: Centering Deaf People in Decision Making

 

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.

Engaging for Change: State Leaders Meet Regionally to Address Pandemic Crisis for Deaf Youth

Leaders in education and vocational rehabilitation (VR) met throughout the summer and fall in Engage for Change | state (EFC) online regional meetings organized by the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) — determined to advance their short-term pandemic response and proactively create long-term strategies to improve services, support, and outreach to deaf youth.

Room for Improvement: New Report Analyzes Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Deaf Americans

NDC Live Event on November 17: Does Auto Captioning Effectively Accommodate Deaf People?

 

With the rapid shift to online learning due to the pandemic, there has been a significant increase in the use of auto captioning and automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology.

Auto Captions and Deaf Students: Why Automatic Speech Recognition Technology Is Not the Answer (Yet)

With the rapid shift to online learning due to the pandemic, many colleges and schools are relying upon automatic captions as a quick and cheap way to convert spoken words into text for deaf students in classrooms, events, and extracurricular activities.

While this type of automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology may be effective for Alexa — to ask your home device to make a grocery list or set a reminder — it is a sub-standard option in educational settings and can have costly repercussions for institutions.

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

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.

Experts Share VR Insights and Tips in New Video Series

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


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.

Get Strategies for Deaf-Led System Change with New Resource

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