Learn to create an inclusive campus in NDC's new course

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The Significance of Harvard’s Settlement on Video Accessibility

Recently, Harvard University settled a class action lawsuit filed in 2015 by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD). The case revolved around the lack of captioning for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). NAD also sued the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for similar reasons and that case is still being litigated.

A Holiday for the Whole Family: Tips to Include Deaf Guests

[Disponible en español.]

As a child, National Deaf Center’s community engagement coordinator, Diego Guerra, was the only deaf person in a large, Mexican-American family, which spoke both English and Spanish. Though some extended family members used a few signs, most did not know American Sign Language (ASL).

A Holiday for the Whole Family: Tips to Include Deaf Guests

Diego Guerra, a Mexican-American wearing a white shirt stands between two Mexican-American women with a Christmas tree in the background.
Diego Guerra (center) said Tia Belinda and Tia Juanita work hard to ensure Diego is included in family gatherings.

As a child, National Deaf Center’s community engagement coordinator, Diego Guerra,

Emergency Preparedness and Deaf Students: Is Your College Ready?

September is National Preparedness Month. The 2019 theme, “Prepared, Not Scared”, is a good reminder that this is an ideal time to think about emergency planning and your school's readiness to respond — in particularly for your deaf students. Are warning systems and communication plans accessible to everyone? Here is a variety of strategies and tools to incorporate into your college's emergency plan that ensures deaf people have access to critical information. 

Presentations at AHEAD 2019 to Highlight Accessibility Services and New Toolkit

The National Deaf Center is proud to participate in AHEAD 2019, the annual international conference of the Association on Higher Education and Disability on July 9-13 in Boston, Massachusetts.