Leveraging Community Partnerships to Provide Note Taking Services

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Majority of deaf students focus on sign language interpreting or speech-to-text services to access instructional content and rely on someone to take notes. How do you know if note-taking at your institution is an effective accommodation for your deaf students? Despite note-taking being widely used on college campuses, there is no one-size-fits-all solution.

Work-Based Learning for Deaf Youth Webinar Recap

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Work Based Learning (WBL) provides deaf students with opportunities to apply what they learn in the classroom to career settings, an important step for preparing them for life after high school.

The Idaho Food Truck Project: Where Are They Now?

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Our “Stories from the Field” piece details the transformation of a school bus into a fully functioning food truck,
where the students are the ones running the entire operation, with the invaluable support of the staff.

Creating Summer Camps for Deaf Youth

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For deaf youth, summer camps bring opportunities to build relationships and strengthen skills for future endeavors. Whether they are day camps focused on coding, virtual programs in the arts, or overnight outdoor adventures, research shows that summer programs can have a significant positive impact on the lives of deaf youth.

Unveiling NDC’s New Digital Open Badges!

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NDC open badges are here! Open badges are verifiable credentials earned by participation in and completion of NDC sponsored activities. Badges  are a visual representation of participant learning journeys, accomplishments, and mastery; and serve as documentation for engagement in online learning, webinars, and targeted activities.

New Resource Launch: Interactive Data Dashboard!

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NDC’s Research and Data team will be releasing 2021 employment and education data via an interactive dashboard. These updated data provide a comprehensive overview of the most current data for deaf people in the United States, serving as a resource for community members, advocates, educators, researchers, and policymakers.

What Are Assistive Listening Systems?

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The National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes (NDC) is hosting a webinar with Dr. Sarah Sparks on Nov 10 at 2:00 pm CT designed to help strengthen your understanding of assistive listening systems.

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