TSDF helps deaf or hard-of-hearing children in Texas to LearnGrow and Belong.

We make a difference in the lives of Deaf children and their parents throughout Texas.
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Since 2011, TSDF has raised over $750,000 through donations and campaigns.


Who gives?

458 donors in 2014

Gave $5k and up: 16

Gave $2,500-$4,999: 23

$1,000-$2,499: 81

$500-$999: 87

Average Donation: $1,534

Average Online Donation: $50



$250,000 has been given directly to programs benefitting students & teachers since 2011

Mini Grant Program


48 Mini Grants were awarded to TSD teachers in 2013-2014

Average Mini Grant: $520

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News and events

In Remembrance Of Lawrence Wolford Seeger

Lawrence was a houseparent at TSD during the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, and will be dearly missed by the TSD family.

Lawrence W. Seeger passed away on August 15, 2014 after a short battle […]

Apply Now For A 2014 – 2015 Mini-Grant

The TSDF Board of Directors is thrilled to announce that the application for 2014- 2015 mini-grants is now open!

Click here to get started today; the application deadline is 4:00pm, Tuesday September 23, 2014.

We look […]

Shop On Amazon? Great News For TSDF!

TSDF has joined Amazon Smile which is a simple and automatic way for you to support the Foundation every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find […]

Save The Date: October 25th Is The Spooky Skedaddle!

What: 5K, 1K Fun Run and Halloween Festival for all hearing and Deaf, signers and non signers!

Including food trucks, carnival games, music, Halloween costume parade, cake walk, miniature ponies, balloons, clown, local fire trucks, […]