Partnerships are Paving the Way for Access and Inclusion Among Ombudsman

Help Deaf Youth Get Education, Jobs, and More with Transition Resources

NDC Presents at NISOD

Leveraging Alliances: NDC presents to NISOD College Faculty & Administrative Members.

Get Back into School with Deafverse!

Join NDC at the AMPHL 2022 Conference!

Having a doctor or medical professional that truly understands you is incredibly important. Knowing not just your medical background, but also the unique community you come from. For deaf people, having a deaf medical professional can mean more direct communication access to their healthcare provider as well as culturally responsive care.

Assess and Support Self-Determination in Deaf Youth

It’s been a tumultuous time for young people over the past few years. Online learning, mask mandates, family health and financial instability, and other changes have impacted youth, who are already feeling uncertain or apprehensive about their transition into adulthood. This is compounded for deaf youth, who must face all these challenges plus barriers to accessibility that are still far too common throughout society.

OSEP Conference Highlights: NDC Resources to Support Deaf Youth in Transition

The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) seeks to improve outcomes for children with disabilities and their families through funding centers like ours, the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC).

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.

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.