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The Benefits of Mentoring

“Show me a successful individual, and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life.” — Denzel Washington

Mentoring is a valuable opportunity for anyone — but it is particularly impactful for deaf youth. Mentoring opportunities offer valuable experiences that contribute to personal, academic, and career development for deaf youth.

Improve Access Through Interpreting: New Resources from NDC

College Matters: New Research Shows Better Outcomes for Deaf People Who Continue Their Education

Deaf people who attended college, university, trade school, or other postsecondary training did better in life — regardless of whether or not they graduated. This is according to a new paper published in the American Annals of the Deaf by researchers from the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes and SRI International.

Room for Improvement: New Report Analyzes Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Deaf Americans

Auto Captions and Deaf Students: Why Automatic Speech Recognition Technology Is Not the Answer (Yet)

With the rapid shift to online learning due to the pandemic, many colleges and schools are relying upon automatic captions as a quick and cheap way to convert spoken words into text for deaf students in classrooms, events, and extracurricular activities.

While this type of automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology may be effective for Alexa — to ask your home device to make a grocery list or set a reminder — it is a sub-standard option in educational settings and can have costly repercussions for institutions.

Nuevas Estrategias Para el Cambio del Sistema Dirigido por Personas Sordas con un Nuevo Recurso.

Get Strategies for Deaf-Led System Change with New Resource

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

Media Advisory: New Resources Available for Deaf Students During COVID-19

AUSTIN, Texas — Parents and educators can make online learning accessible for deaf and hard of hearing students during the COVID-19 pandemic with new online resources from the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes at the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin.

WHERE: Online: nationaldeafcenter.org/covid19

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