Deaf Success in Fall 2020: Guide for Colleges and Postsecondary Programs
No matter which direction your institution goes for Fall 2020 — online, hybrid, or face-to-face — don’t let your deaf students fall through the cracks. Colleges, universities, and postsecondary training programs have a legal responsibility to provide equal access to deaf students when they shift online. The only way forward is for us all to work together.
This guide has key strategies to support deaf success on your campus during Fall 2020 and beyond. Every link is to an NDC resource, tip sheet, or toolkit on that topic that can help.
Consider how face masks can affect accessibility and learning for deaf students. NDC’s tips can help improve communication where face masks are required.
Ensure that interpreters and speech-to-text services are available when needed in online or hybrid learning environments.
Facilitate communication with these five tools for streamlining your intake, contracts, and feedback protocol.
Learn from the successes and setbacks of others in higher education.