This article proposes a model for adapting Assessment Center group exercises for deaf job candidates. A major Fortune 500 Corporation authorized the formation of an Exercise Adaptation Team with deaf professionals and deaf employees. The team's primary responsibility was to adapt an existing behavioral assessment group exercise for deaf job applicants who prefer to communicate in sign language. Four trials were conducted with this exercise using deaf subjects as assessment candidates. As a result of this research, several adaptations were made, including the use of lap top computers for assessor notetaking, the translation of excersise instructions into American Sign Language, and the placement of deaf candidates into separate exercises that excluded hearing candidates. The final result was the proposal of an Assessment Center Deaf Exercise Adaptation model.
Berkay, P. J. (2019). The Adaption of Assessment Center Group Exercises for Deaf Job Applicants. JADARA, 27(1). Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/jadara/vol27/iss1/6