State Leaders Gather to Strategize Transition Planning and Services for Deaf Youth During COVID-19

Determined to provide vital transition services for deaf youth despite a global pandemic, 45 leaders in education and vocational rehabilitation (VR) from 25 states gathered online on May 28 for a special event, “Transition Planning in the Time of COVID-19,” organized by the Engage for Change | state team at the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC).

New Resource Offers Tips for Teaching Deaf Students Online

As many educators discovered this spring, teaching students online is very different from teaching students in the classroom. Without thoughtful planning, deaf students may be left behind and lose critical access to their education.

Congratulations, Class of 2020: Celebrating Your #DeafSuccess!

Director’s Update: Being Called to Act. Finding Places to Pause. Preparing to Pivot.

My original intent was to address the end of the school year and NDC’s planned break later this week — and I’ll get to those. What I want to emphasize first and foremost is our message of solidarity against racism and with members of our community who are suffering. We seek ways to engage meaningfully and to take steps to address racism in our personal and professional circles.

Serving Deaf College Students: A Live Discussion on Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond


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

Statement on Racism and Oppression

We at the National Deaf Center grieve for the lost lives of Black people as a result of systemic violence and racism.

Deaf Success Story: Carlos Aponte-Salcedo, School Counselor and Administrator

Strategies for Parenting Deaf Teenagers During COVID-19

Raising the Bar for Postsecondary Success: Cawthon Presents Keynote on Transition as Design for Life

Join Us for TWO #DeafAtWork Online Panels — May 27 and June 9