Free, Online Professional Development for ASL Interpreters

Sign language interpreting is a highly complex and essential service that eases communication for deaf and hearing people alike. Interpreters have a variety of skills, knowledge, and experience, and are constantly learning to ensure they remain effective. Their professional development shouldn’t have to be complicated or expensive, and should keep deaf people’s experience at the forefront.

Attitudes and Biases as Barriers for Deaf People: New Online Course Explores Their Impact and Ways to Take Action

Learn How to Engage Deaf Communities in New Online Course

Live Panel December 8: The Power of Community: Centering Deaf People in Decision Making

The lived experience and knowledge of deaf community members must guide policy changes, strategic planning, and programs that are designed to reduce barriers and increase opportunities for deaf people in the United States. In reality, however, this is seldom the case. Decisions are made for, and on behalf of, deaf people without involving them every day.

NDC Live Event on November 17: Does Auto Captioning Effectively Accommodate Deaf People?

 

Watch the live presentation, and view the attendee slides.

With the rapid shift to online learning due to the pandemic, there has been a significant increase in the use of auto captioning and automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology.

Live Panel October 27: Accessible Instruction for Deaf College Students During COVID-19 and Beyond

 

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Ensuring that every student has access to your instruction is more important than ever, yet can be more challenging due to the pandemic — whether you’re teaching online, in person, or a little bit of both.

Learn How to Build a Mentoring Program for Deaf Youth in New Three-Hour Online Course

If your goals are to create more opportunities and positive experiences for deaf youth, a well-designed mentoring program can help you achieve those goals, provide countless benefits for learning and growth, and fill a need — since such programs are in high demand, yet in short supply.

Teaching Deaf Students Online: New 2-Hour Course Can Help Educators Learn the Basics

With the rapid shift to online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more essential than ever to expand your teaching toolbox to make online classes fully accessible — especially for students who are deaf or have diverse educational needs.

Learn Instructional Strategies for Deaf Student Success in New Three-Hour Online Course

A deaf student enrolled in your class, arranged their accommodations, and is ready to learn. Is your teaching plan ready to maximize their learning — as well as the diverse learning styles of a modern college classroom?

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

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