Jessica Guevara

Doctoral Student


  • Sugar Land, Texas

Current Employment

  • ASL teacher at Ridge Point School at Fort Bend ISD


  • M.A. in Special Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing at Texas Tech University, May 2021
  • B.A. in Communication Sciences & Disorder at Texas Women's University, May 2012

Research Interests

  • American Sign Language
  • Deaf-Gain
  • Deaf Mental Health
  • Deaf Identity

Recent Publications

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Recent Presentations

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Dissertation Focus

  • Understanding Deaf-Gain at later age
  • Importance of Teaching family about Deaf-Gain not Hearing Loss
  • ASL first, SEE later
  • Importance of Mental health for deaf/hard of hearing individuals