In recognition of her impact and distinction, Sarah Brown received the 2019-2020 Staff Excellence Award from The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education, in which the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) is based.
Whether made of brightly-colored cotton or medical-grade materials, face masks are now a fact of life during the pandemic to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. But face masks can make communication difficult, especially for deaf students, faculty, and staff at your college — and it’s an issue that transcends the classroom.
The National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) has identified the key communications concerns on campus regarding face masks, as well as strategies to overcome those barriers and ensure effective communications for all.
In honor of National Culinary Arts Month, NDC asked deaf chef David Uzzell about how he got started in the industry and his advice for aspiring chefs.
Designing Summer Programs for Deaf Youth, a new self-paced course available in the online learning library of the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC), provides evidence-based and deaf-centered insights, real-world examples, and measurable objectives to create, launch, and evaluate a successful summer camp or program to help deaf youth achieve educational and employment success after high school.
The Deafverse Name Sign Contest has been concluded, and Deafverse is now represented by a name sign in American Sign Language (ASL). Congratulations to Starla on winning the Name Sign Contest with her name sign!
New Resource for Disability Support Professionals: Making Online Learning Accessible for Deaf StudentsJuly 21, 2020
Making Online Learning Accessible for Deaf Students: Tips for Disability Student Services provides a clear, easy-to-understand guide to the legal obligations, best practices, and resources available to ensure deaf students get the same education as their peers when classes are online.
Vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies nationwide have faced many challenges in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, as they strive to support deaf individuals’ access to Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS), vocational training and employment.
Now, VR staff and community rehabilitation providers (CRPs) can gather in an online discussion to share challenges and success stories. NDC is offering two live panels on two different dates to choose from. The content will be the same for each date; we ask individuals to register for only one date.
Disability Services During COVID-19: Supporting Deaf Students and Preparing for an Uncertain Fall 2020July 7, 2020
From finding face masks to facing unknown details for fall semester, disability services professionals at hundreds of U.S. colleges and universities are finding unique ways to serve deaf college students, faculty, and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.