The National Deaf Center is proud to participate in AHEAD 2019, the annual international conference of the Association on Higher Education and Disability on July 9-13 in Boston, Massachusetts. 

The NDC | nav team will present five sessions aligned with the conference theme “Equity & Excellence: Access in Higher Education,” all of which can be attended online for those unable to travel to Boston. 

They kick off AHEAD 2019 with a pre-conference session “Reframing Deaf Services to Ending Band-Aid Solutions” presented by Savio Chan, Tia Ivanko,Lauren Kinast, David Litman, and Stephanie Zito. This special session by the full NDC | nav team is designed to help colleges integrate accessibility for deaf students into the fabric of the institution and requires separate registration. 

The conference presentations are: 

  • Back to the Basics: Assistive Listening Devices for Disability Service Providers – Tia Ivanko and David Litman
  • Navigating Captions and YouTube Media – Lauren Kinast and Stephanie Zito
  • Disability Service Professionals Guide to Deaf Services: Tools for Implementation – Tia Ivanko and Lauren Kinast
  • Captioned Media: Responsibility, Policies, & Strategy – David Litman and Stephanie Zito

Attendees can also visit the NDC booth during the conference for additional resources and to connect with staff members.  

Complete details: https://www.nationaldeafcenter.org/conferences/ahead-2019