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    May 31 - June 5, 2021
    Register by Sunday, May 30, 2021
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    Family Registration College Students and Professionals Registration

    Details About the Retreat:
    Our annual fFamilies Better Together. Family Week Retreat 2021 amily retreat this year is a special week-long event that welcomes both families and professionals. The retreat will include live presentations, Family Fun events, and pre-recorded sessions that will be available to view for 30 days after the event.

    Daily Presentations* - Live, Online
    Monday, May 31st  - Friday, June 4th, 2021
    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (CST)

    * Each presentation will have a Q&A session with the presenters.

    Schedule:

    MONDAY, MAY 31
    FWR Welcome with TSD Superintendent
    Presenter: Claire Bugen, MA

    Deaf Culture/Hearing Culture
    Presenter: Debbie White, MA 

     

    TUESDAY, JUNE 1
    Keeping Families TOGETHER
    Presenter: Dr. Jaime A.B. Wilson, PhD, ABN

     

    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2
    Together…We are the Bridge
    Presenter: Djenne-amal Morris, BA, DEI Certificate

     

    THURSDAY, JUNE 3
    Deaf and Hard of Hearing Young Adult Panel

     

    FRIDAY, JUNE 4
    Language in the Home
    Presenters: Dr. Sarah Wainscott, PhD, CCC-A, CED & Mr. Bill Wainscott

     

    Family Fun Day
    Saturday, June 5th, 2021
    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CST)
    at 13 Locations

    Family Fun Day events are hosted in person* with snacks, games and crafts for children provided. Children are welcome, with parent supervision. Register for more details.

    Texas School for the Deaf
    Austin
    Beaumont
    Fort Worth
    Corpus Christi
    El Paso
    Houston
    Plano
    San Antonio
    The Valley (Edinburg)
    Waco
    Wichita Falls
    Virtual


    *COVID safety practices are determined by location. Please review your registration details.

    Pre-recorded Sessions
    May 31 - June 30, 2021

    Pre-recorded sessions will be available for viewing on your own time during the month of June. Topics include literacy, audiology, technology and so much more! Certified Teachers of the deaf may receive CPEs for sessions attended.

    Flyer to share:

    FWR 2021 Flyer
    English
    FWR 2021 Spanish Flyer
    Español


    Acknowledgments:

    Guide by Your Side, Texas Hands and Voices, Education Service Center 11, Education Service Center 13, and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired