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.

Steps to Equitably Include Deaf Students in Assessments

“Regrading tests, I feel so nervous. I feel shut down… Taking tests never elicit good feelings.” – Felica’s Story: Language Backgrounds and Test Access.

Centralized Systems that Promote #DeafSuccess at Colleges and Universities

Capacity Building on College Campuses

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

New Research from NDC: Closing the Gap on #DeafSuccess

“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.”
-B.B. King

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.

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