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OnDemand Webinar: Commencement for All: Making Graduation Accessible

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Our expert presenters will guide you through the process of creating an event that is inclusive for both deaf students and their audience. They’ll also address frequently asked questions about accessible graduation ceremonies. With our webinar, you’ll be able to plan a graduation ceremony that is both meaningful and accessible for all. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to create a truly unforgettable graduation experience. Enroll in our webinar today!

To ensure that events are accessible to all participants, event coordinators, venue staff, and disability services professionals can collaborate and plan in advance. This presentation will offer a comprehensive overview of the essential components involved in coordinating accommodations to support diverse communication needs, such as those of deaf graduates and audience members. Focusing on the core principle of effective communication, this session will provide participants with valuable planning tips, tools, strategies, and solutions for creating an accessible graduation event, both in-person and online.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify resources and relationships necessary to plan accessibility into graduation ceremonies.
  • Explore accommodation, auxiliary aid, and/or technology options commonly used at graduation in person and online.
  • Create a plan for upcoming graduation ceremonies using tips, strategies, and tools provided by the National Deaf Center.


This OnDemand Webinar is pre-approved for 1 NDC Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Clock Hour.

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Course Category: Accessibility Practices
CRC Clock Hours: 1

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