You’ve made it! From all of us at the National Deaf Center, we celebrate all your hard work towards this great achievement. We know how difficult this past year has been and all the challenges you faced while working toward achieving your goals. You kept moving forward, even though the uncertainty of the pandemic. That is much to be celebrated as you step into this next part of your journey.

Dream Big. Be Brave. Never Give Up.

Graduation is a huge milestone, one that you will want to remember. Join us in celebrating this moment by celebrating YOU!

  1. Upload a photo of you celebrating your graduation on your Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter using the hashtag #DeafGrad. Cap and gown not required!

  2. Caption your photo answering “What’s next for you?” (It can be anything!)

  3. Tag the National Deaf Center and you could be featured on our main page! Disclaimer: by tagging NDC on your post, you are granting NDC permission to repost your photo, caption, and name.

    • Facebook: @nationaldeafcenter

    • Instagram: nationaldeafcenter

    • Twitter: @NationalDeafCtr

Whatever your plans for the future, remember to keep your expectations high, lean on your family and friends for support, and be ready to advocate for yourself. For a fun way to build your self-determination skills while planning for the future, check out Deafverse – the first ASL-accessible video game.

Not sure what comes next for you?

That’s okay, too! NDC has lots of resources to help you define goals, make a plan, and achieve your dreams. Below are just a few examples of resources to check out:

And remember, NDC’s Help Team is always here for you to answer your questions, provide information, and connect you with people to help you keep moving forward.

Congrats Grads!

-The NDC Team