Student Transition Fair

For Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing High School Students

An Event Sponsored by ESC Region 11

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When? Thursday, October 10, 2019

9:30 AM - 2:00 PM


Education Service Center Region 11

1451 South Cherry Lane

White Settlement, TX 76108


  • Deaf/hard-of-hearing high school students from all over North Texas
  • Parents of deaf/hard-of-hearing students
  • Teachers, interpreters, other professionals who work with deaf/hard-of-hearing students


  • Breakout learning sessions
  • College and technical school representatives
  • Community resources representatives
  • Technology and social media information
  • Mock interviews (seniors only)

Event Schedule

9:30 AM: Event begins

9:30 - 10:00 AM: Registration and Exhibits Open

10:00 - 10:25 AM: Breakout Session #1

10:30 - 10:55 AM: Breakout Session #2

11:00 - 11:25 AM: Breakout Session #3

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Large Group Session

12:00 - 12:30 PM: Lunch

12:35 - 1:00 PM: Breakout Session #4

1:05 - 1:30 PM: Breakout Session #5

1:30 - 2:00 PM: Exhibits

2:00 PM: Event concludes

Breakout Learning Sessions

  • Envision Your Future: Interacting with a panel of deaf/hard-of-hearing college students and adults
  • Choose Your Future: Navigating Texas Reality Check
  • Strategize Your Future: Visiting with exhibitors, colleges, and community agencies
  • Live for Your Future: Taking care of your mental and physical health
  • Preparing for Your Future: Writing resumes and getting ready for job interviews

Exhibitors (to date)

ACCESS 18+ Program

CapTel DFW

Caption Call

Clear Captions

Collin College

Dallas Hearing Foundation

Deaf Action Center

Educational Resource Center on Deafness (ERCOD)

Financial Planning Services, Cary Terry/Edward Jones

For Families with Special Needs (Legal Firm)

Gallaudet University

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth

Guide by Your Side

Hearing Loss Association of America, Fort Worth Chapter

Health & Human Services Commission, Office of Deaf/HH Services

Job Corps

Oticon Pediatrics

REACH of Fort Worth

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)


Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf (SWCID)

STAP: Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program

The STEPS Program at Tarrant County College

Supplemental Security Income

Tarrant County College

Tarrant County College Interpreter Training Program

Texas Hands & Voices

Texas School for the Deaf Summer Programs

Texas Workforce Solutions, Vocational Rehabilitation Services

More exhibitors are being added every day!

Would you like to be an exhibitor at the D/HH Student Transition Fair?

Please contact Anne Darr, Consultant for D/HH Services, ESC Region 11 or 817-740-3698

Questions? Need additional information?

Please contact Anne Darr

Consultant, D/HH Services

ESC Region 11


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