The Sherman Public Library is bringing story telling to kids in sign language. Read more about how the library "want(s) to be a resource to everyone, so having an ASL story time can bring more people in to the library," Youth Librarian Melissa Salazar said. The ASL interpreted story time is every Wednesday this summer at the MLK building in Sherman at 10 a.m. It's free and open to anyone.
Lufkin High School deaf students performed in a viral video of the song, Where is the Love? by Black Eyed Peas, which has over 26,000 views. Read more about the musical video!
Dr. Justus Peters from Glen Rose, Texas opens up about his painful struggles with hearing impairment from childhood all the way to medical school and the life beyond in his memoir titled “A Walk in My Moccasins: Memoirs of a Deaf Physician” (CreateSpace, 2012).
The title of the book does not only refer to his unique status as a deaf doctor but also pays homage to his Native American heritage through his mother, who is part Creek Indian. His mother inspired him to keep going when things got difficult. Her unwavering support kept him on the right path.
After noticing a decrease of hard-of-hearing students in their programs, a few San Antonio school districts are considering a consolidation.
During a board meeting on San Antonio's East side on friday, May 18, 2018, emotions ran high as parents made a plea to not drop a program from the San Antonio ISD school helping their deaf children. Read more about the board meeting.
Lee High School (Tyler, Texas) graduate Korbin Casey signs to play basketball for the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf. Read more about Korbin Casey.