Communicating With a Face Mask: What Colleges Need to Know for Deaf Students (and Everyone)

Whether made of brightly-colored cotton or medical-grade materials, face masks are now a fact of life during the pandemic to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. But face masks can make communication difficult, especially for deaf students, faculty, and staff at your college — and it’s an issue that transcends the classroom.

Q&A with Deaf Chef David Uzzell

In honor of National Culinary Arts Month, NDC asked deaf chef David Uzzell, who was featured on NPR in 2017, about how he got started in the industry and his advice for aspiring chefs. David has worked at Marcel’s by Robert Wiedmaier, the White House, Reverie, Fäviken and minibar by José Andrés.

How did you get started in the culinary field?

New Online Course Teaches How to Design a Successful Summer Program for Deaf Youth

New ASL Name Sign Debuts for Deafverse; Contest Winner to Appear in World Two

New Resource for Disability Support Professionals: Making Online Learning Accessible for Deaf Students

The hectic, uncertain spring 2020 semester is now over, and schools across the country are adapting to a new normal – one in which online education is increasingly a part of many programs. Disability support offices strive to support faculty and staff while ensuring that education remains equitable and accessible for all students.

Zito and Kinast Present at AHEAD 2020 Conference: Online Accessibility and Deaf Students

Stephanie Zito and Lore Kinast, Technical Assistance Specialists at the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC), will present at AHEAD 2020: Equity and Excellence, a national online conference featuring experts on access in higher education.

Sign Language Interpreters Can Earn Up to 5.4 CEUs Free Online

Sign language interpreters perform highly complex and essential services for the deaf community. Their professional development shouldn’t have to be inaccessible or costly.

Vocational Rehabilitation During COVID-19: A Live Online Discussion for Transition Professionals

 

Learn more about the outcome of the live online discussion here.

Disability Services During COVID-19: Supporting Deaf Students and Preparing for an Uncertain Fall 2020

From finding face masks to facing unknown details for fall semester, disability services professionals at hundreds of U.S. colleges and universities are finding unique ways to serve deaf college students, faculty, and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deaf at Work During the Pandemic: Making Gains with Flexibility, Optimism, and Resilience

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