Natalie J. Delgado

Doctoral Graduate - May 2020


  • Baton Rouge, La.

Current Employment

  • Outreach Coordinator, Louisiana School for the Deaf; Baton Rouge, LA


  • Ed.D. in Deaf Studies & Deaf Education, Lamar University, 2020
  • M.A. in Deaf Education, Lamar University, 2015
  • B.A. in Psychology, Gallaudet University, 2013

Research Interests

  • Early childhood/Early intervention
  • Language acquisition
  • Social psychology
  • Trilingualism (Latinx focused)

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • N/A

Recent Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Delgado, N. (2018, November). Finding inclusion in the deaf community. ThinkInclusive. Retrieved from:
  • Delgado, N. (2018, Fall). How Gallaudet provided opportunities, confidence, and skills for success: A reflection. Gallaudet Today, 33-34.
  • Delgado, N. (2018, Fall). What it means to be deaf: A Latinx perspective. The Endeavor, 17-21.
  • Delgado, N. & Wright. S. J. (2018, July). Sign language interpreters: Allies or oppressors? U.S. News. Retrieved from
  • Delgado, N. (2018, July). What it means to be deaf: A Latinx perspective. Deaf Unity. Retrieved from
  • Delgado, N. (2018, June). I didn't identify as deaf until I was 18, then everything changed for me. Huffington Post. Retrieved from
  • Delgado, N. (2013). The unheard needs of the deaf in Ecuador (Unpublished bachelor’s thesis). Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.
  • Delgado, N. (2011, September 19). Rediscovering me through my hands. Buff and Blue. Retrieved from

Recent Presentations

  • Delgado, N. (2018). Deaf Education Alliance Summit
  • Benedict, B. S., & Delgado, N. (2015). Guest Speaker at the Louisiana Deaf Education Summit
  • Delgado, N. (2013). The unheard needs of the deaf in Ecuador. Capstone presentation at Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

Dissertation Focus

  • Hearing Parents of Deaf Latinx and their Perceptions on ASL and Deaf Culture.