As we develop blog material we will add resources for deaf/HoH academics to this page
Documents developed by The Mind Hears community
- What you can do to improve your workplace for your deaf and hard of hearing colleagues
- How to get the most from real time auto-caption
- Deaf gain: why the world needs more deaf people.
Organizations that promote access and inclusivity in academia
- IAGD: International Association for Geoscience Diversity
- IOPD: Institute of Physics: Diversity Programme
- American Chemical Society: Chemists with disabilities committee
- Network of deaf/HoH academics in Association for Research in Otolaryngology. You can read the Science article about the network at this link.
- Google docs list of deaf professors around the world
Social Media that promotes access and inclusivity in academia
- AcaDeafic provides vlogs and blogs about sign language and Deaf Studies research
- Atomic Hands produces vlogs about fascinating science topics in American Sign Language.
- STEM workforce stories describe the careers of 8 deaf STEM professionals within ~20 min videos produced by TERC.
- Facebook group for Deaf and hard of hearing Scientists, Engineers and Mathematicians
- The National Deaf Center’s mission is to close the substantial gaps in education and employment that exist for deaf people in the United States and its territories
- Chronically Academic: Network of academics with disabilities and chronic illness
- Listerserve DEAFACADEMICS-L (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- SayWhatClub is a peer-to-peer support group for people with hearing loss and deafness
- Getting Hired is a
#recruitment solution dedicated to helping #inclusive employers hire professional individuals, graduates & #veterans with #disabilities on twitter as @gettinghired
- Phonak has a blog – a bit promotional in our opinion
- HLAA (Hearing Loss Association of America) has a chat room and message board you need to register for
Articles and resources about deaf/HoH in academia
- Woodcock, Kathryn, Meg J. Rohan, and Linda Campbell. “Equitable representation of deaf people in mainstream academia: Why not?.” Higher Education 53.3 (2007): 359-379.
- Campbell, Linda, Meg J. Rohan, and Kathryn Woodcock. “Academic and educational interpreting from the other side of the classroom: Working with Deaf academics.” Deaf professionals and designated interpreters: A new paradigm (2008): 81-105.
- Dolmage, Jay and Kerschbaum, Stephanie “Wanted: Disabled Faculty Members“, Inside Higher Education (2016).
- Smith, David Harry, and Jean F. Andrews. “Deaf and hard of hearing faculty in higher education: Enhancing access, equity, policy, and practice.” Disability & Society 30.10 (2015): 1521-1536.
- NSF white paper on Deaf and hard of hearing in STEM that resulted from a workshop at Gallaudet in 2012.
- Tidwell, Romeria. “The “Invisible” Faculty Member: The University Professor with a Hearing Disability.” Higher Education 47, no. 2 (2004): 197-210. http://www.jstor.org/stable/4151539.
- Linda Campbell and the Saint Mary’s University staff interpreter have assembled a wonderful collection of short guides for how to work with a staff interpreter in various academic settings.
Know of other good resources, please send us a note!