Secondary Education of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing MS
October 19, 2021
RIT/NTID project hopes to reduce global deaf literacy gap
Early childhood development professionals often face challenges when teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing youth to read. A new project spearheaded by NTID is hoping to effectively bring literacy education to deaf and hard-of-hearing children in the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji.
August 25, 2021
RIT's Peace Corps Prep program to open doors for deaf community
WHEC-TV talks to Maya Penn '18 (psychology), a graduate student studying secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing, about RIT's Peace Corps Prep program.
February 26, 2021
The COVID Zoom Boom Is Reshaping Sign Language
Scientific American interviews Michael Skyer, senior lecturer at NTID, about the challenges with using sign language during video conferences.
February 26, 2021
RIT/NTID’s ‘World Around You’ platform chosen for Inclusive Education award
World Around You, a multilingual platform created by a team at NTID, was selected as the winner of the Inclusive Education award by the mEducation Alliance. The goal of World Around You, or WAY, is to increase global literacy for deaf children by providing greater access to sign languages, early-grade reading materials, vocabulary, reading instruction, and digital games.
December 10, 2020
Expanded RIT Master Plan gives grads a solid next step
RIT has announced an extension to a tuition scholarship program for RIT graduates seeking to further advance their career opportunities while the job market recalibrates and the country responds to the coronavirus pandemic.
November 20, 2020
‘Spoon River Anthology’ finds life at RIT
A story written 100 years ago featuring epitaphs from dozens of deceased individuals is finding life this week as Spoon River Anthology premieres Saturday virtually on YouTube for the fall production from NTID.
May 11, 2020
RIT/NTID students graduate with accolades
Several students at NTID were honored with academic achievement awards ahead of RIT’s virtual commencement ceremony on May 8.
April 8, 2020
RIT/NTID wins coveted prize to create accessible books as part of global reading initiative
NTID is one of four international innovators selected to create cost-effective packages of high-quality accessible children’s books in languages children use and understand to serve regions of the world where children have few or no books for preschool or kindergarten.
November 7, 2019
Is There a Right Way to Be Deaf?
The New York Times features Amy Crumrine '94 (social work), '97 MS (secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing).
May 16, 2019
NTID students graduate with accolades
Several students at NTID were honored with their families and friends at an academic awards ceremony May 10 hosted by NTID President and RIT Vice President and Dean Gerry Buckley.
April 4, 2019
No longer lost in translation: Videos depicting complex scientific concepts break barriers for deaf STEM students
Research has revealed that people who learn English as a second language, including deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, are underrepresented in STEM fields because of academic language abilities required to compete in those disciplines. A new project at NTID is helping to break down those obstacles specifically for deaf and hard-of-hearing people.