Communicating With a Face Mask: What Colleges Need to Know for Deaf Students (and Everyone)

Whether made of brightly-colored cotton or medical-grade materials, face masks are now a fact of life during the pandemic to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. But face masks can make communication difficult, especially for deaf students, faculty, and staff at your college — and it’s an issue that transcends the classroom.

Zito and Kinast Present at AHEAD 2020 Conference: Online Accessibility and Deaf Students

Stephanie Zito and Lore Kinast, Technical Assistance Specialists at the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC), will present at AHEAD 2020: Equity and Excellence, a national online conference featuring experts on access in higher education.

Vocational Rehabilitation During COVID-19: A Live Online Discussion for Transition Professionals

 

Vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies nationwide have faced many challenges in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, as they strive to support deaf individuals’ access to Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS), vocational training and employment.

Disability Services During COVID-19: Supporting Deaf Students and Preparing for an Uncertain Fall 2020

From finding face masks to facing unknown details for fall semester, disability services professionals at hundreds of U.S. colleges and universities are finding unique ways to serve deaf college students, faculty, and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Deaf at Work During the Pandemic: Making Gains with Flexibility, Optimism, and Resilience

State Leaders Gather to Strategize Transition Planning and Services for Deaf Youth During COVID-19

Determined to provide vital transition services for deaf youth despite a global pandemic, 45 leaders in education and vocational rehabilitation (VR) from 25 states gathered online on May 28 for a special event, “Transition Planning in the Time of COVID-19,” organized by the Engage for Change | state team at the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC).

Serving Deaf College Students: A Live Discussion on Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

Deaf Success Story: Carlos Aponte-Salcedo, School Counselor and Administrator

Strategies for Parenting Deaf Teenagers During COVID-19

Join Us for TWO #DeafAtWork Online Panels — May 27 and June 9

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