Seven Tips to Improve Communication with Your Deaf Teenager During COVID-19

Decide, Act, Believe: How to Assess and Empower Self-Determination in Deaf Youth

How to Host Effective and Accessible Online Meetings with Deaf Participants

Director’s Update, April 2020: We’re In This Together

For regularly updated information and resources in response to COVID-19, visit: nationaldeafcenter.org/covid19

As we all cope with our “new normal” and struggle to grasp the magnitude of what’s happening — and the uncertainty of what’s to come — I want to take a moment to pause and check in with you. This is what I know for sure:

  • People first, projects second.

  • All plans can and may change.

Live Discussion with Deaf Students: Help! All My Classes are Online!

Meeting the Needs of Deaf College Students: Live Panels, New Resources, and Help Desk

Deaf college students, just like their peers, have faced a challenging spring semester — from coping with a worldwide pandemic to the sudden move to online classes for many. These changes in learning environments mean so much more to deaf students than just Zoom meetings and searching for wifi. Accessibility has changed dramatically in just a short period of time.

Deafverse Can Help Deaf Teens Connect and Learn from Home

Join Us for a Live Student Panel

 

Learn more about the outcome of this panel here.


Calling all deaf students!

New NDC COVID-19 Information Page

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The last few days have been full of disruption, uncertainty, and preparations for disruption in school, work, and daily life under a global pandemic. No one goes untouched by the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). We here at the National Deaf Center extend our sympathies to you, your family members, and colleagues, especially those who have experienced hardship in recent weeks.

Family Support for Deaf Teens: A Roadmap to Success

As deaf children grow into teenagers, they begin to take a more active role in decision-making and responsibilities. Families are often unaware of strategies to support their deaf teen on becoming more independent. The role of family members is vital in ensuring deaf youth are prepared for life after high school. It’s an overwhelming but exciting time for both families and deaf teens.  

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