Deaf Success: Guide for Colleges and Postsecondary Programs
Colleges, universities, and postsecondary training programs are responsible for ensuring programs and services are accessible for deaf students, including courses and activities online, face-to-face, or hybrid formats. With the right tools, resources, and supports, schools can create accessible learning experiences and opportunities for deaf students to engage in.
Use this guide to support deaf success on your campus. Explore NDC resources, tip sheets, and toolkits on a variety of topics using the links provided.
- Plan course content with students in mind. Include a variety of materials and activities, in accessible formats, for students to participate in online and in-person courses.
- Incorporate inclusive instructional strategies to maximize engagement and learning.
- Caption all of your videos and media. Do not rely on auto captions — such as those on YouTube — they are inaccurate and inaccessible.
- Address attitudes and biases that surface as barriers for deaf students.