Students who are deaf or hard of hearing often rely on visual supports, such as a sign language interpreter, captioning, or other technology supports, to access information. Learn more about how to provide captioning in popular online learning platforms, professional development opportunities for teachers who support students who are deaf and hard of hearing, and other technology tips.
|5 Tips for Disability Service Professionals to Provide Accessibility in Online Classes
|The National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes offers tips that address access issues for deaf students who use assistive listening technology, American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters, speech-to-text services, captioned media, and more.
|Captions for Online Learning Environment
|Using captions in online learning environments supports many students and is easy to use. Google and Microsoft offer live captioning through Google Meet, Google Slides, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
|Take Control of Your Online Learning: Tips for Deaf College Students
|Accommodations don’t stop because students are now learning remotely. Explore strategies to take control of your online learning and set yourself up for success.
|Deaf/Hard of Hearing Technology Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center
|Explore these tips focused on the needs of deaf and hard of hearing participants in virtual workplace meetings, which have been tested in cross-disability meetings.
|Creating Live Captions with MicroSoft Teams
|This YouTube video describes how to create live captions with MicroSoft Teams.
|Creating Live Captions with Google Slides
|This YouTube video describes how to create live captions with Google Slides.
|Creating Live Captions with Google Meet
|This YouTube video describes how to create live captions with Google Meet.
|Creating Live Captions and Translation with PowerPoint
|This YouTube video describes how to create live captions and translations with MicroSoft Teams.
|Remember Accessibility in the Rush to Online Instruction: 10 Tips for Educators
|Check out these tips for educators to help ensure their instruction is accessible to everyone, including deaf and hard of hearing students.