Lettering on the side of a building says "University".

A deaf or hard of hearing student has joined the university class that you teach. Furthermore, they are the first deaf or hard of hearing person you’ve ever met. Fortunately, with guidance, university professors can easily include deaf and hard of hearing students. In response, the University of Kent in the United Kingdom has advice. Meanwhile, their most important advice is to simply ask the student what works best for them. In other words, don’t assume.

The web page is accessible for people using screen reading software, but with some difficulty. For example, some buttons and links are not labeled to say what they do.

Whether you are a university professor teaching your first deaf student or your fifth, you may wish to explore other resources on deaf university students.

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