AG Bell Announces New Parent Hotline! New parents of a child who is deaf or hard of hearing often have many questions and this new resource will lead them to a conversation with a parent who has been where they are. The new hotline is just a click, phone call or video chat away.
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.
Education Week published an article sharing that the standards for teaching American Sign Language in kindergarten through 12th grade have been released by Gallaudet University's Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center.
RIT's NTID will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. NTID became a catalyst for diversity and inclusion on campus, creating a postsecondary learning environment never before seen in this country. With the emergence of more than 200 majors, research opportunities, doctoral degree readiness programming and a 94 percent career placement rate, the “Grand Experiment” is a grand success. To read more about the history and the upcoming celebration, go to http://www.ntid.rit.edu/news/grand-experiment-grand-success-50-years-later.