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New Year’s Resolution 2024: Improve accessibility of your workplace for your deaf/HoH colleagues

Chances are that someone in your department has hearing loss, whether they’ve disclosed this or not, and will benefit from your efforts to...

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Writing reference letters for disabled mentees

When explaining why you want to mention their disability in your letter, share with your mentee specific character traits that you notice them...

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Dear Students: Listen Up. Like, for Real. 

Is there anything as vulnerable as a deaf person standing in front of an expectant audience?

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Hearing and understanding are not the same

Hearing that sound is happening is not the same as processing sound. 

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6 Ways to Dismantle Barriers for Disabled Faculty on Campus

This is a repost from Dr. Stephanie Cawthon’s blog, where she explores topics such as educational access, equity, attainment and deafness. ‘6 Ways...

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Eloquence is Overrated…and Exhausting

–Hi there. I’m Sara, and I’m almost deaf.  As folks with hearing loss, we have been trained to speak clearly so that we...

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Making your in-person and remote workplaces accessible for your deaf/HoH colleagues

The Mind Hears annual post on how to make your in-person and remote academic workplace accessible to deaf/HoH colleagues.

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Captions and Craptions for Academics

We encourage all presenters to use real-time auto caption for every presentation. However, if a deaf/HoH person requests CART, real-time auto caption, even...

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How to work with ASL-English interpreters and Deaf academics in academic settings

Just like their non-Deaf colleagues, Deaf academics teach students, discuss and present their research, attend various professional meetings, and give media interviews. Communicating...

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Deaf Gain -> diverse and stronger research

my deafness shapes my approach to science in ways that benefit my research