We believe that all deaf people can succeed. thrive. blossom. triumph.
Chart a Path Toward #DeafSuccess
Our team knows firsthand that the transition from high school to life beyond can be a tough one. That’s why we have many different ways to help deaf students and their families, teachers, specialists, and colleges.
- Hundreds of free resources
- Personal assistance and referrals
- Inspiring DeafSuccess and DeafAtWork stories
- Choose-your-own-adventure game
- Online classes
- Community engagement
- Groundbreaking research and data
Our Impact By The Numbers
Since our launch in 2017, the National Deaf Center has worked toward #DeafSuccess with thousands of people and organizations. And we’re making an impact.
The National Deaf Center’s mission is to close the substantial gaps in education and employment that exist for deaf people in the United States and its territories. We are a technical assistance and dissemination center funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). Project Officer: Dr. Louise Tripoli. The National Deaf Center is located at the University of Texas at Austin, based in the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at the College of Education. Carrie Lou Garberoglio, PhD, and Tia Ivanko, MA, NIC, are Co-Directors of the National Deaf Center.