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2015 Texas Deafblind Symposium

Once every two years, the Texas Deafblind Project hosts a big conference. This year's 2015 Texas Deafblind Symposium will host several nationally known speakers as well as many presenters from across Texas. Beginning February 19 with a pre-conference on pre-linguistic communication interaction, and continuing with the main conference the 20 and 21, with a theme of Mindfulness:  Active Attention to the Here and Now. Some of our best known speakers include:



  • Bernadette van den Tillaart, Deafblind Consultant

  • Haben Girma, Civil Rights Advocate

  • Dr. Catherine Nelson, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, University of Utah

  • Tanni Anthony, Director of Low Vision and Blindness Services, Colorado Department of Education

  • Dr. Amy Parker, Coordinator of Professional Development and Products, National Center on Deafblindness


Registration is closed, but detailed information on the sessions can be found at: http://www.tsbvi.edu/workshops-items/4203-tx-symposium-detailed


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