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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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AG Bell Association Launches First Global Headquarters

On October 13, the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) announced its global expansion with the launch of…

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RIT/NTID EPA Cooperative Program

Deaf and hard-of-hearing students attending Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf will benefit from…

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NTID awarded $1 million to train deaf, hard of hearing scientists

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID) will be developing a scientists-in-training program for deaf and…


Council de Manos National Conference

Date: October 26, 2017

California Manos del Corazon is honored to host the 5th Biennial Council de Manos National Conference.  As the conference's theme is…

Professionals for Students with Deafblindness Collaborative

Date: October 25, 2017

Join this group of professionals in an information sharing session which focuses on supporting students with deafblindness.  Review national,…

Implementing Authentic Science in Grades PreK–5 with DHH Students

Date: October 31, 2017

This 2-day series is intended to support deaf education and general education teachers who provide science instruction to students who are deaf or…

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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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