K-12 Education

The issues surrounding the education of deaf and hard of hearing students are unique and complex.  Students must have access to full communication in the educational setting so they can learn and thrive.  The NAD has long been a leader in support of and advocacy for equal access to education for each and every deaf or hard of hearing child.  Federal and state education laws also play a role in ensuring that deaf and hard of hearing students receive a quality education.

This section brings together a wide range of information on educational issues including placement, assessment, inclusion, and rights.  Use this information to inform others or advocate for yourself or your community.