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.

Deaf Success Story: Cookie Brand, School Counselor

Q&A with Deaf Chef David Uzzell

In honor of National Culinary Arts Month, NDC asked deaf chef David Uzzell, who was featured on NPR in 2017, about how he got started in the industry and his advice for aspiring chefs. David has worked at Marcel’s by Robert Wiedmaier, the White House, Reverie, Fäviken and minibar by José Andrés.

How did you get started in the culinary field?

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

Learn How to Center Deaf People in Decision-Making

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New Survey to Help Improve Deaf Student Success on Campus

How do U.S. universities rank with deaf students? According to a nationwide survey of deaf college students last spring:

Tia Ivanko: Pathways to Success After High School for Deaf Students

A recent article published in Raising and Educating Deaf Children by NDC’s director of operations, Tia Ivanko, outlines in clear, brief language why NDC does what it does. The article, titled “Pathways to Success After High School for Deaf Students,” describes what we know about deaf student success and the implications for improving access for deaf students.

National Deaf Center Releases Online Course, Deaf 101, to Provide Tools to Communicate Effectively with Deaf Individuals

How much do you know about deaf people? Whether you’re an ASL student, a teacher or coworker of a deaf person, about to hire a deaf employee, or just plain curious, it’s worth taking some time to understand what it means to be deaf and how to interact with deaf people. If only there was an easy course online somewhere. Look no further!

National Deaf Center Releases Online Game, Deafverse, To Empower Deaf Teens

The National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes today released Deafverse World One: Duel of the Bots, an online choose-your-own-adventure game designed for deaf teenagers to build confidence, learn their rights, and develop skills to succeed in their transition from high school to adult life.

5 Ways to Go Back to School with #DeafSuccess

It’s time to go Back To School with #DeafSuccess! Here are five ways deaf high school students, their teachers, and their families can make the most of the coming school year, and prepare for a successful transition to college, training programs, or jobs.

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