State Spotlight: South Carolina Shows Deaf Students New Roads to #DeafSuccess

This image shows three women standing next to a poster on the stand. The Poster has the text " Engage for Change"

Deaf students across the country are constantly being underestimated, and working against stereotypes that lower their expectations. In fact, low expectations is one of the root causes for the achievement gap between deaf and hearing people.

In State Spotlight: South Carolina, learn more about how the state combats those expectations by connecting deaf students with positive role models.

More Than Accommodations: Interpreting Task Force Explores Equitable Access

This image is from an office conference room. There appears to be a presentation happening on screen with the text " Emerging Inquiries" on it. There are seven people in the room, three men and four women. One person is sitting in the middle all others seem to be looking at him and listening to him.

NDC facilitated a Postsecondary Interpreting Task Force on Jan. 14-15 to examine central questions surrounding equitable access — What does it look like? What are current standard practices, and what strategies should professionals consider to ensure deaf students are able to actively participate in all aspects of their continued education?

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