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.

Engaging for Change: State Leaders Meet Regionally to Address Pandemic Crisis for Deaf Youth

Leaders in education and vocational rehabilitation (VR) met throughout the summer and fall in Engage for Change | state (EFC) online regional meetings organized by the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) — determined to advance their short-term pandemic response and proactively create long-term strategies to improve services, support, and outreach to deaf youth.

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.

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.

Raising Deaf Youth During COVID-19: Family Panels Reveal How to Engage and Encourage

For deaf students attending high school and preparing to enter college or careers, COVID-19 is adding uncertainty to a time that, while exciting, is already challenging.

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

 

Watch the live panel.

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.

Cuidado personal como parte del bienestar mental


[Available in English]

Biografía de la autora: Beatrice Bachleda es profesora de yoga para sordos RYT-500. Ella enseña a las poblaciones sordas y oyentes, incluidos los niños y las personas informadas sobre el trauma. Actualmente, comparte consejos de yoga, atención plena y meditación en las redes sociales en @yogawithbeatrice. También es coordinadora de redes sociales en NDC.

Self-Care as Part of Mental Health


[Disponible en español]

Author's Bio: Beatrice Bachleda is a RYT-500 Deaf yoga teacher. She teaches the deaf and hearing populations including children and trauma-informed. Currently, she shares yoga, mindfulness, and meditation tips on social media at @yogawithbeatrice. She is also Social Media Coordinator at NDC.

Deaf Success Story: Cookie Brand, School Counselor

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