Holiday Party

Holiday Party in Austin

We are excited to announce our second Holiday Party to give back to the community! We hope to touch you there! Admission: Free for all! It is about giving back to the community! Food: Coming soon Date: Saturday, 15 December 2018 1 pm – 5 pm Location: Hatlen in Conference Building Texas School for the […]

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Registration Open on December 1st

Dates for Camp and Camp Junior are confirmed! The registration will be open on December 1st. Links are below! DeafBlind Camp Junior: June 30th-July 5th DeafBlind Camp: August 11th-August 16th

Scholarships

Scholarships for Camp Junior

We have $500 scholarships to give out to any DeafBlind individuals who reside in Travis, Bastrop, Hays, Williamson and Burnet Counties who wants to go to Camp Junior! Go and apply for Camp Junior now!

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CAAG Workshop on April 14th

What is that? and What the *$#@ did they say? Presented by representatives from DeafBlind Camp of Texas (DBCTX) This will cover several aspects of Tactile ASL Interpreting & SSP Techniques. Information, hands on and simulations will be conducted in ASL only. There is a limited number of 20 spaces left for this workshop. You […]

January

DBCTX is Expanding for 2018!

Hello Everyone! 2018 is here! We are ready to kick off the new year with an amazing announcement about our new pilot program. (Drum roll!)   DeafBlind Camp of Texas Junior! (DBCTX Jr) Goal: To provide transitional services and training for DeafBlind students who are enrolled in school (Age Range: 14 to 22). Where: Variety’s […]

SSP Funds

SSP Funds

We all know the importance of SSPs and the invaluable role they play for the DeafBlind community. It is with pleasure to share we have received a generous donation from an anonymous donor to establish funds for SSPs. SSPs will now get paid to work with DeafBlind consumers at any DBCTX events! (Hands pounding)!!! For […]

Registration Now Open

Registration is open for Camp 2018

We are very excited to announce our registration for Camp 2018 just is now open for everyone in the world! Just in time for the holiday party! Whoo hoo! Camper Application First-come, First-serve! Apply to reserve your spot asap! The link is below: https://www.dbctx.org/camper-application/ SSP Application Camp will not be successful without awesome volunteers like […]

TRF DeafBlind Day 2017

Texas Renaissance Festival

Touch Base: Center for the Deafblind and DeafBlind Camp of Texas are collaborating together to host a “DeafBlind Day” at Texas Renaissance Festival (www.texrenfest.com)! SSPs & Interveners & Interpreters are free all day!!!! Saturday, November 11th Lunch at 1 pm @ Greek Agora $20 admission NEED SSP: www.dbctx.org/ssprequest MUST CONTACT info@dbctx.org or contact@touchbasecenter.org

Officers 2018

New Officers for 2018

DBCTX is excited to announce the new officers for 2018! SSP Coordinators – Sarah Goodwin and Mark Mellenger Facilities & Accommodations & Transportation (FAT) – Todd Huston Public Relations – Kelly Brittingham Secretary – Kim Huston Treasurer – Jacqueline Izaguirre Vice President – Ingrid Martinez President – Andrew Cohen

Blown Away at iFly

Blown Away on TV at iFly Austin

DBCTX and iFly Austin partnered to host All Abilities Night on Wednesday evening, Apriil 26th for everyone regardless their abilitlies. Extra staff, interpreters, SSPs, and more were provided. Refreshments and Drinks were donated by HEB. KTBC-FOX contacted iFly to do live TV interview in the morning! Live means on air, short, sweet, and… completely unpredictable! […]