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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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ASDC Announces New Executive Director Rachel Coleman

Washington, D.C. – February 5, 2018 – The American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC), the oldest national non-profit organization providing…

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Clerc Center Releases ASL Content Standards

  The Clerc Center is thrilled to announce that the K-12 ASL Content Standards are ready. On the website you will see Anchor…

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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…

Events

Texas Transition Conference

Date: February 21, 2018

The Texas Transition Conference is a two-day event, with a pre-conference session, focused on providing evidence-based practices that…

Ethical Decision Making in Educational Settings SP1838259

Date: February 19, 2018

Overview:This workshop is designed to teach the basics of ethical decision making, based on the RID Code of Professional Conduct, with an emphasis…

Texas Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference

Date: March 1, 2018

The Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA) is a professional membership organization that is the recognized resource in Texas for:…

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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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