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.
Andrea Alford, who is Deaf with cochler implant, teaches Deaf students at Memorial Parkway Elementary School (Katy, Texas). Read more about how Ms. Alford aim to inspire her students through life experiences.
The eighteenth biennial Texas Statewide Conference on Education of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing which is scheduled for July 10 - 12th in Grapevine, Tx at the Hilton DFW Lakes invites families of Deaf/Hard of Hearing child(ren) to register to attend. Childcare will be provided for no charge. Find out more about the conference.
This event gives parents the opportunity to meet and mingle with other families with children who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing. This is also a great time to meet and learn from amazing professionals and presenters from across the state about how to help your children succeed. For families interested in attending SWCED, read this letter with information in English and Spanish.