Hearing loss in San Antonio | Be part of the conversation
Stroll along the river, sample signature chili, listen to the beat of authentic flamenco music and explore 18th century buildings in San Antonio, a town built before Texas was part of the United States. If you need a bit more excitement, plan a visit to one of the attractions we’ve listed below, all of which have services for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
10500 Sea World Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78251
Looking for thrilling rides and coasters, interactive exhibits and live entertainment? SeaWorld Antonio has it all. Visit Alligator Alley (if you dare), participate in Boardwalk Games and enjoy the show at the Penguin Encounter. Thrill seekers will be challenged by the 360-degree flips of The Great White and the 15-story plunges of Steel Eel.
TTD is available at Guest Services. ASL interpretation is available with a minimum two weeks’ notice. Attraction dialogue and narration are available from a SeaWorld team member.
17000 IH-10 West
San Antonio, Texas 78257
If you’ve always wanted to be Batman, you might want to plan a visit to Six Flags Fiesta Texas. We can’t guarantee Commissioner Gordon will summon you anytime soon; however, you will be able to ride BATMAN, the world’s first 4D free-fly coaster. If you’re not that brave (or happen to be a different sort of Superhero), splash on over to White Water Bay, where you can beat the heat on thrill slides – or relax in a private cabana (rental required).
TTD and assisted listening devices in indoor theaters are available from Hospitality Representatives. ASL interpretations is available with at least seven days’ advance notice by calling the Operations Office at 210-697-5468.
Art and Culture
224 E Houston St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
Hear concerts from contemporary musicians, see live theater performances and attend local community events at the Majestic Theatre, a self-sustaining, multi-purpose performing arts theater in the heart of San Antonio designed by architect John Eberson in 1929.
Assistive listening devices are available to check out with presentation of a valid driver’s license of state identification card. The theatre also offers open-captioned performances for many of the Broadway in San Antonio series productions. A schedule of these events is available from the theatre box office.
Quiet conversation restaurants
Zagat.com foodies have identified the following restaurants as those good for “quiet conversations” in San Antonio, making them more enjoyable for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
10003 NW Military Hwy.
San Antonio, Texas
You may spend a bit more but you’ll enjoy ‘tender, juicy” steaks at this New Braunfels chophouse set in a vintage movie house. Patrons say you can expect good service along with traditional side dishes and a nice wine list.
19010 Scenic Loop Road
Grey Forest, Texas 78023
If you’re looking for charm, consider having dinner at this inn, located a short distance from San Antonio. Hailed for its romantic dinners, rustic interior and beautiful courtyard as well as delicious steaks cooked on an outdoor grill.
218 E Olmos Drive
Olmos Park, Texas 78212
Patrons love this bistro in an Olmos Park strip mall for its fish, steaks and other high-qualify French fare, earning it San Antonio’s number one food rating.
P.O. Box 1146
Helotes, Texas 78023
SASHLA sponsors continuing education and professional growth in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology as well as fosters community awareness about communication disorders and provides education regarding its prevention and treatment. Membership is $50.
Region VIII – South Central
7400 Blanco Road, Suite 262
San Antonio, Texas 78216
Hearing Loss Resource Specialists provide services to persons with hearing loss, based on the needs of the individual and their family. Training may include information on communication strategies, assistive listening technology, hearing loss awareness, cochlear implants and hearing aids as well as assistance in locating resources and individual assessments.
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