OUR LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
ISD’s traditions are more than 16 decades in the making. From the early planning stages, our special events have communication access in mind.
Students need not enroll at ISD to enjoy the social and learning opportunities through its camps! See others pages for more information.Read More>
A combined gravesite marks the final resting place of staff and students who were buried on campus more than a century ago. A Memorial Day service is held to remember their lives each year, followed by a school-wide ice cream social to welcome summer break.Read More>
The ISD Foundation works to raise awareness and funds at this spring luncheon. Families share their stories of how ISD has made a difference for their children.
Children’s eyes light up when Santa can sign to them! Community benefactors provide generous gifts for our youngest students.
Staff, students and friends of ISD celebrate Thanksgiving with a traditional holiday lunch.
This fall holiday shopping event is open to the public. Plenty of interpreters and a lively atmosphere ensure easy interaction among all.
ISD invites area special needs student to test their abilities at sacking groceries, sorting money and other job skills. ISD high school students often volunteer to judge and run the event.
We “do” homecoming differently, with two days of activity following a lively spirit week. Enjoy the museum, alumni programs, special tours and recognition events during this weekend.Read More>
This annual carnival event provides traditional games, face painting, cake walks, food and prizes. Profits benefit the dormitory recreational fund.
Yes, we dance! Many of our teens hear music; others may detect the vibrations through large speakers and wooden floors.Read More>
While our hearing audience claps, there’s a whole lot of hand waving going on during graduation! Alumni and the community also attend to wish our students well. A school-wide reception is held after the ceremony.
Clad in their favorite costumes, elementary students practice their “thank you” signs for candy received from school office staff.
Several school-wide hands on/voices off events are held during the school year, giving opportunity for staff and students to practice new signs while working on a group project.Read More>