Annual Assistive Technology Conference

Event Date: March 2, 2018
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The National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes, An Introduction, T. Ivanko, L. Guerra, & S. Zito; March 2, 2018

Presentation Summary: The National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) is supported by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs. NDC provides evidence-based strategies to deaf people, family members, and professionals at the local, state, and national levels with the goal of closing education and employment gaps for deaf people.This session will provide a brief overview of NDC’s work at national, state, and local levels to increase postsecondary attainment of deaf people. This segment will provide a overview of NDC ‘s mission & goals and how we provide technical assistance.
Recommended Resources: National Deaf Center Launch VideoNational Deaf Center: Annual Report

Communication Access Technology for Deaf Individuals, T. Ivanko & S. Zito; March 2, 2018

Presentation Summary: Technology can be an essential tool to reduce barriers and increase communication access for deaf people in both education and employment settings. There are a myriad of options available. In this session the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes will introduce and exhibit available assistive and communication technology for education and training settings. Participants will obtain guidance, tools, and resources essential to employing effective services for deaf people.
Recommended Resources: Assistive Learning Systems: An IntroductionTelecommunications: Devices and Software


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Tia Ivanko, MA, NIC, ADAC

Tia Ivanko, M.S.,NIC, ADAC is an educator passionate about addressing inequities in education for deaf learners. She is committed to improving systems and increasing the...

Diego Ozuna-Clark

Diego Guerra is passionate about community engagement. As the coordinator, Diego is responsible for Engage for Change | local, a community model that brings people...

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