Online college courses appeal to d/Deaf students
Deaf and hard-of-hearing students are more likely to take online college courses, according to the National Deaf Center of Postsecondary Outcomes. Online courses offer flexibility
with accommodations like online captioning and ASL interpreters, but there can be challenges in finding the right college and equipment. A free online guide can help students find schools and tools to fully accommodate their needs.
The guide helps deaf and hard of hearing students learn about online accommodations colleges offer to comply with the American Disabilities Act, popular listening devices and applications, and scholarships. It also provides a list of what its editors consider the five best colleges for students with hearing disabilities as well as additional helpful resources.