Capacity Building on College Campuses

Behind the Scenes of Deafverse: Meet the Creators

Spotlight: Maryland School for the Deaf is Creating #DeafSuccess with their Work-to-Learn Program

Faculty Play a Key Role in #DeafSuccess

Deaf students are attending postsecondary institutions at higher rates than ever before, but the attainment gap has only slightly narrowed in the past decade. Faculty members play a central role in supporting accessible learning environments for deaf students in postsecondary education and training settings. Dr.

The Importance of Student Feedback to Improve Campus Access

"I think it's time for a new perspective, one that only a deaf person can offer."
Dr. Harvey J. Corson.

Looking Beyond Academic Access

“Good enough is not good enough if it can be better. And better is not good enough if it can be best.” ― Rick Rigsby

Accommodation decisions and practices are framed by the notions of "functional equivalency" and "reasonable accommodations" cemented by the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 31 years ago. Because of this, some postsecondary institutions may interpret their legal obligations under the ADA as the need to provide only the bare minimum.

Accessible Experiential Learning Opportunities for Deaf Students

As part of our month-long recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, NDC recognizes the importance of all types of experiential learning, including internship and field experiences, to support future employment endeavors.

Navigating accommodations in medical or clinical internship settings

Medical or clinical internships are an important step in getting a higher education degree or post-graduation employment. For deaf students, navigating communication access in these settings is vital to achieving #DeafSuccess. In fact, how to best get this access is a frequent inquiry through our NDC | help team. Our team has gathered information and resources to assist in planning, coordinating, and collaborating with students and sites to ensure the best possible internship experience.

Strategies on Mentorship for Deaf Youth from Long-Time Mentors

Disability Employment, #DeafSuccess, and How You Can Help