• Applications Now Open for Family Weekend Retreat

  • Family Weekend Retreat (FWR) is a special weekend in Austin for families with deaf and hard of hearing children hosted by the Statewide Outreach Center at Texas School for the Deaf.  This retreat is for Texas families with deaf or hard of hearing children, 6 months-18 years, and their hearing siblings.  Adults will attend educational workshops and learn about the many opportunities for communication and education for deaf and hard of hearing children. 

    Workshop presenters include a variety of professionals as well as parents and deaf and hard of hearing adults.  There will also be many activities where families can meet each other.  Child, youth, and teen care are offered in a camp-like atmosphere supervised by qualified staff.

Past Family Weekend Retreats

  •   2023      2022       FWR 2021 - caucasian female with microphone with