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We are committed to being the "crossroads" where support, information, and resources converge for Texas deaf and hard of hearing students, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

Newborn - Age 3: The Journey Begins Here

Beginning at birth, opportunities abound for deaf and hard of hearing children and their parents. We are here to help you find your way to the strong network of parents and professionals ready to help you discover a future of endless possibilities.

Featured Individuals

Alex Abenchuchan

  • Born deaf due to hereditary factors and raised in a large signing Deaf family
  • The creator and founder of "The Daily Moth," an online news show in ASL for the Deaf community.
  • Attended Gallaudet University and served as the Editor-in-Chief of the campus newspaper, the Buff and Blue
  • Married for 8 years to a Canadian woman, we had a new baby girl in 2016
The Daily Moth

Scott Daily

  • Deaf since infancy but with Mom's encouragement and Dad's inspiration, faced all challenges with optimism and success.
  • Enjoys the blessings of faith in God, a wife, sons, and good work so life is good.
  • Followed in his Dad's footsteps and is a police officer currently working for Tarleton State University.
  • Has two mottos. Be determined, dedicated and committed. And be fair, firm, and consistent.
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News

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Families: Consider attending 2018 Statewide Conference of Education for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

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…

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Inclusive businesses put people with hearing loss to work

A diverse workplace is good business and attracts the best employees. The article discusses how inclusive businesses are good for individuals with…

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How Deaf President Now Changed America

Read more about how the movement of Deaf President Now, thirty years ago, transformed a university and helped catalyze the Americans With…

Events

Deafblind International Network of the Americas Conference

Date: April 15, 2018

Save $100 today! Take full advantage of early-bird registration, which runs until October 31-2017.Early-bird registration is now open!…

Ignite Community Action Progress Growth ADARA Conference

Date: April 17, 2018

ADARA is excited about the upcoming conference that will be held at the Indianapolis Hyatt Regency Downtown Hotel. Indianapolis is known as the…

Discovery Retreat April 2018

Date: April 20, 2018

Exploring STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology, Math) through WeatherCalling all Texas area Deaf and Hard of Hearing Freshmen and…

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Crossroads

Crossroads is a collaborative effort between Education Service Center 11 and Texas School for the Deaf. Each of these agencies has a department responsible for statewide services to improve educational outcomes for deaf and hard of hearing students.

At ESC11, that program is the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services Leadership Project.

At TSD, the department that provides statewide outreach is the Educational Resource Center on Deafness.

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