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

Strategies for Parenting Deaf Teenagers During COVID-19

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8 Essential Resources for VR Success with Deaf Youth During COVID-19

For regularly updated information and resources in response to COVID-19, visit: nationaldeafcenter.org/covid19
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Now known as the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 started on a bright note for vocational rehabilitation (VR) in the United States.

Pandemic Taking Unique Toll on Deaf College Students, According to New Poll

As U.S. college students grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new poll reveals the crisis is taking a unique toll on deaf students.

Seventy-four percent of deaf college students consider online learning harder than traditional learning, and many are being denied American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters, according to a poll by the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes at the University of Texas at Austin.

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.

Inside Higher Ed Q&A with Director Stephanie Cawthon: Challenges Students Face During COVID-19

Inside Higher Ed, the online source for higher education news and thought leadership for 3.2 million monthly readers, interviewed National Deaf Center Director Stephanie W.

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