Creating A Place of Educational Freedom and Excellence for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing


Who We AreWhat We Do
INTRODUCING THE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY FOR THE DEAF IN WACO, TEXAS

The Christian Academy for the Deaf strives to create a seat of learning and research for children who are deaf or hard of hearing so that they may receive an exemplary education without discrimination or restraint by using American Sign Language as the accessible language of instruction with dual literacy in English.

We believe that God has called us to provide children who are deaf and hard of hearing a Christian school so that they may thrive.

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Advocacy

Creating a place of educational freedom for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. Establishing Advocacy for the deaf community and helping families be advocates for their deaf or hard of hearing children.

Christ-Centered

To honor God, creator, Christ, Savior, and with the Holy Spirit, counselor, as our guide creating a place of educational freedom and social justice for children who are deaf or hard of hearing where they can grow in the nurture and admonition of the Lord while receiving academic instruction that meets their communication, emotional and social needs.

Specialized Instruction

Expanded Core Curriculum for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing is the current best practice in deaf education based on research primarily from Gallaudet University.

Home training

Family Education assists families in becoming advocates for their children and promotes family involvement in the school experience.

School/Life balance

At the Christian Academy for the Deaf students will be taught that God is present in every aspect of life. The students will lead daily devotions and prayer using a variety of media. Teachers will meet regularly to pray together and will have time planned in the school day for personal and corporate devotions.

Philosophy

Christian Academy for the Deaf offers children an ASL, printed English, Bilingual, Christian learning environment that is nurturing, consistent, safe and peaceful. We promote the developmental needs of children by building academic, social, emotional and moral skills and values.

You should also know…

Waco is the perfect location for the Christian Academy for the Deaf. A strong multi-denominational Christian community in Waco holds the promise of support for the school.

Baylor University has a respected training program for deaf educators and many of their ASL students volunteer with the children’s ministry for their four years at Baylor

Waco is the home of the Waco Association of the Deaf (WAD) which is a chapter of the Texas Association of the Deaf which, in turn is the state chapter of the National Association of the Deaf.

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We do not charge tuition for our students and instead rely on the generous support of local and national partners to make this education possible. Please consider how you can bless this ministry.