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Featured Individuals

  • David Myers

    David Myers - elder caucasian male with glasses standing by a tree.
    • Born in North Carolina, Myers lost his hearing due to spinal meningitis at age 8. He is a Gallaudet University graduate ('61) with a master's degree from California State University - Northridge ('69).
    • In the 1960s, he was involved in space research with NASA which focused on the prevention of motion sickness and human survival in space.
    • With 47 years in rehabilitation and community services, Myers was executive director at the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and director for the Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services at Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
    • Myers has also served on a number of boards, including the National Association of the Deaf.


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    Julian "Buddy" Singleton

    Buddy Singleton - elder caucasian male with glasses wearing orange shirt with CSD Athletics logo.
    • Singleton, is the third of six generations of Deaf Singletons, which include a few who are currently students or staff members at Texas School for the Deaf.
    • A longtime graphic arts teacher in Oregon and California, he was California Deaf Teacher of the Year in 1985.
    • Co-founder of Camp Taloali in Stayton, Oregon where Youth Leadership Camp is held for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.
    • Singleton is an active leader involved in several Deaf organizations, including the National Association of the Deaf.

    Meet Buddy and his wife, Bernice, of 65 years        

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