"What works for your child is what makes the choice right!"
Texas Hands & Voices (TX H&V) offers support, information and resources in an unbiased manner to families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Our outreach activities, parent/professional/community collaboration, and advocacy efforts are focused on enabling Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing children to reach their highest potential.
Mission: Hands & Voices is a parent driven organization that supports families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology.
Vision: We envision a world where children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing have every opportunity to achieve their full potential.
Motto: “What works for your child is what makes the choice right.” TM
Guide By Your Side™ is a Hands & Voices program we offer which embodies our strong values of direct peer connections and networking. It promotes self efficacy and hinders isolation by exploring our common bond, shared experiences, challenges, wisdom and insight. Trained Guides provide unbiased support to families with children who are deaf or hard of hearing (birth - 21). Visit www.txgbys.org for more details
A FEW LINKS TO GET YOU STARTED
H&V/TXH&V resources to get you started
- TX H&V/GBYS Webinars and Presentations
- Quick Clicks from GBYS
- The Pop-Up IEP
- R'Advocacy & the New Vocabulary of Power
- O.U.R. Children - Abuse & neglect prevention
- ASTra documents
State or National resources to get you started
For Hands & Voices,
a communication non-biased
family support organization.
What to do if your baby doesn't pass the Newborn Hearing Screen
When Hands & Voices first started out, we were constantly asked if we really believed an organization could be unbiased about communication modes and methodology. Years & thousands of members later, we've proved it can be done.
We are in Hands & Voices Region 6
If you are near our border or visiting these states please look at their websites/FB pages for events!
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Texas Hands & Voices PO Box 2208 Cypress, TX 77410 firstname.lastname@example.org 936-463-TXHV (8948)