2023 Equity & Excellence: Access in Higher Education (AHEAD) Conference

Event Date: July 17, 2023

NDC is excited to be attending the 2023 AHEAD Conference from July 17th-21st, 2023 in Portland, OR. Our staff will be presenting on Captioned Media (Thursday 7/20, 4-5:30pm) and Centering Deaf Students in Healthcare Education & Training (Friday 7/21, 11:30am-12:30pm), as well as participating in a Study Abroad Panel (Friday 7/21, 4-5:30pm). Are you attending? Come find us!


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Benjamin Suits Baer

Benjamin has long been passionate about education and equal access. Born into a hearing family, he did not know ASL until college and found Deaf...
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Kate Lewandowski, M.S.

Kate Lewandowski has over 12 years of experience advising and coordinating access for deaf students in the postsecondary environment. Kate’s passion for outreach on topics...
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Lore Kinast, EdD

Dr. Lore Kinast is a change agent working to address accessibility barriers that deaf students face in higher education settings. Her interest in education and...

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