Tools

(8 classifications) (10 resources)

Communication

Subject Classifications
Augmentative and alternative speech (5)
Circle of support (5)
Disability access symbols (1)
Disability disclosure (1)
Disability etiquette (2)
Disability history (1)
Disability in literature (1)
Written communication (1)

Resources
This webpage, from the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes, provides a 2-page tip sheet about communicating with deaf individuals. This resource includes a brief interview and discusses the following questions: do all deaf individuals communicate the same way, how do deaf individuals communicate in their daily lives, how does a setting...
This webpage, made available by the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes, includes a 3-page resource that provides introductory information on Sign Language interpreters. Topics covered include an overview of interpretation, different modalities that Sign Language interpreters might use to communicate with a deaf individual, interpreter...
Produced by the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Technology Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center, this tip sheet discusses ways in which to make Zoom or other Virtual Meetings more accessible for individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. It covers accommodations for groups of various sizes, meetings involving all Deaf participants, as well as mixed...
This tip sheet from the National Center for Accessible Media provides guidelines for creating accessible PDFs in both the source document and Adobe Acrobat. It covers topics like creating document structure, exporting, running accessibility checks, and images and alt text. A printable version of this tip sheet is also available.
This tip sheet, provided by the WGBH Educational Foundation, includes guidance on creating accessible presentations. Tips are given for before, during, and after the presentation. The following are a few examples of the included tips: Arrange for live captions. Use good color contrast and large fonts in designing the slides, Speak...
This tip sheet, provided by DeafTEC at the Rochester Institute of Technology, is from the ACE It! series on acing conversations with potential employers by knowing how to advocate for students, inform the employer how to effectively communicate with employees with disabilities, and educate the employer about workplace accommodations. This tip sheet...
This tip sheet, provided by DeafTEC at the Rochester Institute of Technology, is from the ACE It! series on acing conversations with potential employers by knowing how to advocate for students, inform the employer how to effectively communicate with employees with disabilities, and educate the employer about workplace accommodations. This tip sheet...
This tip sheet, provided by DeafTEC at the Rochester Institute of Technology, is from the ACE It! series on acing conversations with potential employers by knowing how to advocate for students, inform the employer how to effectively communicate with employees with disabilities, and educate the employer about workplace accommodations. This tip sheet...
This tip sheet, provided by DeafTEC at the Rochester Institute of Technology, discusses workplace communication and safety for employees with physical disabilities. The guidelines offered cover topics such as engaging in respectful and accessible communication, and how to ensure the safety of people with physical disabilities through preparedness...
This resource, provided by the National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes, explores effective communication with and for Deaf individuals. An overview of effective communication, services, providers, the impact of subjective experiences, and resources on effective communication are highlighted. The resource is available in English and Spanish.