NDC Launches New Community Forum for Disability Services Professionals to Connect and Collaborate

Published on October 16, 2023

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In a step towards advancing the accessibility and empowerment of deaf students, the National Deaf Center (NDC) is unveiling an innovative online Community Forum tailored to the needs of disability services professionals. This platform is designed to create a collaborative space for professionals working to improve support services and resources for deaf students at their institutions.

NDC’s Community Forum is strategically designed to address the needs of professionals in the field of disability services who are dedicated to advancing the accessibility and well-being of deaf students. Recognizing the unique challenges and opportunities present within this profession, NDC has carefully designed the forum as a dynamic tool to connect, share best practices, and collectively elevate support services.

Key Features of the Community Forum

Discussion Boards

Engage in open discussions on a broad range of topics, including accessibility in education, how to manage and provide services, current trends with assistive technology, sharing tips for institutional buy-in, and building relationships with other disability services professionals.

Educational Resources

NDC is actively curating and providing educational resources tailored to the needs of disability services professionals to enhance their knowledge and service delivery.

Resource Sharing

Share valuable resources, documents, and links that can improve support services and advocate for deaf students.

Events and Announcements

Get first access to NDC’s  latest conferences, workshops, and announcements related to disability services and the Deaf community.

Networking

Connect with like-minded professionals, exchange ideas, and foster valuable connections for mutual professional development.

Join Our Community Forum to Foster Collaboration and Excellence!

Let’s build a network of disability services professionals dedicated to providing comprehensive and effective support services to the deaf community. Together we can create a space where professionals from diverse backgrounds work together towards creating a more accessible and inclusive world.

Membership in the NDC’s Community Forum is open to all disability services professionals dedicated to enhancing support services for deaf students—all you need is an account on our website! To join this dynamic online community and collaborate with like-minded professionals, visit nationaldeafcenter.org/community today.

Additionally, NDC has also launched a resource portal for disability services professionals that includes resources, tips, videos, and more!

As the Community Forum takes flight, it signifies a groundbreaking move towards greater collaboration and excellence in the provision of support services. NDC is looking forward to building a stronger, more connected network of disability services professionals dedicated to improving outcomes for deaf students across the country.

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