Advocating for Students
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 provides guidance on advocating for students with disabilities. Multiple tips are given for the following topics: preparing to talk with employees, clarifying student identity, and supporting the student. Links to additional resources are also included.