Registration for the next round of Pepnet2’s popular QuickClasses is now open. These classes are six weeks in length and are offered free of charge. Registration for qualified participants is first come, first serve, and the classes do tend to fill up fast. To see the entire selection of classes to choose from, click below.
Pepnet 2 was proud to celebrate Deaf History Month by picking an Honoree of the Day each weekday during this year’s March 13-April 15, 2013 time frame. Pictured here is Chuck Baird, noted artist and our March 22 Honoree. In case you missed any of our posts on FaceBook, the following people were pepnet 2’s choices this year…
The Research and Evidence (RES) Team will be highlighting and summarizing articles of interest to our pepnet2 audience. This month’s article is “Personal Factors That Influence College Student’s Success.” For more on the article and the full citation, click below.
On April 18, pepnet2 TA Director Bambi Riehl teamed up with Lisa Caringer from Southern Illinois University and Diana Kautzky of DeafServices Unlimited to present a webinar in collaboration with AHEAD. Entitled “Video Remote Interpreting,” this webinar explains the unique variables involved in providing accommodations to deaf and hard of hearing students from providers at remote locations.
152 representatives from 25 states and national organizations gathered in Austin, Texas to kick off the first of five Summits designed to build state capacity to address critical issues in Deaf Education. The focus of the summit was on the transition from secondary education to postsecondary options. Work continues back in home states through Communities of Practice.
We all encounter situations that we cannot resolve on our own. That’s why the pn2 Technical Assistance Team offers a LiveChat link on the pepnet.org website, monitored by members of the TA team who are ready to answer any and all questions posed by pepnet2 stakeholders.
There are many factors to consider in matching Assistive Listening Device (ALD) features to an individual’s hearing loss. Here is some information about a few of the many types of FM systems available, some issues to consider in matching ALDs to the individuals who will use them, and links to additional information.
The Getting a Job! online training was developed and designed for students who are deaf or hard of hearing and the professionals who work with them. Now available in modules, this eLearning course can be completed in multiple sessions, or all at once. Students can document their thoughts, lessons and important papers in their own Career Planning Log.
Let pn2 connect you with colleagues across the country. In those conversations, you can talk about issues you face on your campus, ask questions, brainstorm solutions, or just learn about new and innovative approaches to accessibility on other campuses around the country. Just click the link below to get started.
Must an institution provide interpreters for extracurricular activities?
This question comes up at many institutions’ Disability Services offices when working with students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Pn2 has compiled an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Guide: Responsibilities for Postsecondary Institutions Serving Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students: Questions and Answers Book - 2nd Edition.