Paul Ditimi had reservations about becoming a driver for Uber, but, with the encouragement of his wife, he has done well over the past year doing it as a side job for about 35 hours a week when he was not working at the New York School for the Deaf.
A place of employment can be better prepared for hiring a person who is Deaf/Hard of Hearing by following a few simple steps.
Do you have questions about being Deaf/Hard of Hearing in the workplace? What laws do employers need to be following in order to make reasonable accommodations?
Maya Lane recently graduated from the Deaf Education program at Illinois State University and has accepted an itinerant teaching position with the Chicago Public Schools.
The 2016 issue of Odyssey was the result of a partnership between the Clerc Center and pepnet 2. It focuses on the importance of building collaborations at the national and state levels to support the education of deaf and hard of hearing students. In particular, the issue focuses on how collaborations can facilitate the successful transition of deaf and hard of hearing students from secondary education to postsecondary education and employment.