A certified interpreter since 2005, Renee Fraze has done freelance work with organizations, is connecting the local deaf community by launching a ministry at her church. Read more about Fraze advocating Deaf community at Brownwood, Texas.
For Disability Awareness Month, Big Country of Abilene, Texas published an article and video of Katherine Ballard talking about how deafness is not viewed as a disabiity.
The Baytown Sun published an article about Billy Haynes, a deaf student at Robert Lee High School (Baytown, Texas), playing defensive lineman on the school's football team. To read more about Mr. Haynes, you will need to have/purchase a subscription to The Baytown Sun.
The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD Special Education Department will be hosting six American Sign Language classes to get the PSJA community to learn more about the deaf community.
The new PSJA Sign Club is free and will be available to all PSJA parents, teachers and students. The first class is today, Oct. 9 from 5:00-6:00 pm, with the next one this month being held, Tuesday, Oct. 23.
The event will be held at The Bluebonnet Room (900 E Birch Ave., Alamo, TX 78516).
For more information, call (956) 279-9420.
El Paso ISD Day School for the Deaf is offering adult American Sign Language classes. Free sign language classes are offered at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays in the Hillside cafeteria. Those interested can begin classes any time of the year. Read more how the classes helps adults learn the basics of American Sign Language.