Making Online Events Accessible for Deaf Participants

July 17, 2021

How do you make sure your online events are fully accessible to deaf people? NDC Technical Assistance Specialists Lore Kinast and Stephanie Zito offer four main areas to consider when providing accessible online training and meetings for deaf participants.


Engage for Change | state 2021 Regional Meetings Focused on the Challenges and Successes of Life During a Pandemic

June 28, 2021

Engage for Change | state (EFC) program at the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) brought leaders in education and vocational rehabilitation (VR) together to collaborate on successful strategies to achieve #DeafSuccess at the state level during these difficult times.


Family Support is Key for Deaf Youth, and NDC is Here to Support Families

June 24, 2021

Meet Arlene Ngalle, NDC's program specialist. Arlene keeps NDC running behind the scenes, and is the driver behind the success of our live events. This is her story of being a Deaf student and a mother to a Deaf teenager.


How To Support Deaf Students as Campuses Reopen This Fall

June 23, 2021

Join us on July 13 at 2 p.m. CT for Supporting Deaf College Students: Perspectives from Disability Services on Campus Reopening, a live online discussion featuring a panel of experienced disability services professionals who will share strategies for addressing various challenges in anticipation of reopening campus.


Get the Ins and Outs of Accommodations on NDC's New Accommodations 101 Page

June 18, 2021

Accommodations are not one-size-fits-all, and are as varied as deaf people themselves. But that doesn’t mean that finding the right combination of accommodations needs to be difficult or confusing.

NDC has launched a new Accommodations 101 page to help disability services professionals, educators, employers, and deaf people understand all aspects of accommodations.


#DeafSuccess in Times of Uncertainty: Lessons from NDC’s Deaf Student Panel

June 17, 2021

NDC recently hosted Persevering Through Uncertainty: Stories from Deaf Students, a live online discussion featuring a diverse panel of deaf students attending a variety of universities, technical schools and colleges.

The panelists gave professionals and educators the opportunity to learn directly from deaf students, who shared their experiences navigating online classes, managing accommodations, and dealing with stress.


Community Partnerships Empower Families: Spotlight on Hands & Voices

June 15, 2021
NDC spoke with Lisa Kovacs, director of programs and FL3 Center director, and Candace Lindow-Davies, director of outreach, from Hands & Voices to tell us more about the work they do.


Deafverse’s Choose Your Future Activity Kit Helps Deaf Youth Build Self-Determination

May 27, 2021

One of the main ways to build this self-determination and confidence is through defining goals for continuing their education, getting a job, and living their life to the fullest. But to define these goals, students must first look inward to understand their strengths, interests, and needs.

Using the Choose Your Future! Activity Kit, students can work with their families, teachers, or vocational rehabilitation counselors to decide on goals that align with who they truly are. The activity kit teaches deaf youth how to decide, act, and believe.


Get Tips and Resources for Deaf Student Access from NDC on June 24

May 25, 2021

Join the NDC | help team at 2 p.m. CT on June 24 for Deaf Student Access: Tips & Resources for Reopening Campus, a live presentation covering the most frequently asked questions about access and accommodations in a variety of formats.


New Beginnings, Growth, and Uncertainty: NDC Is with You

May 20, 2021

As summer approaches, we at NDC recognize that change is in the air. Students are graduating, getting ready for summer, looking for jobs, and planning for the next phase in their lives. Reflecting on the year that has passed, it makes sense that the time ahead is filled with uncertainty.


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