Welcome to Houston Deaf Network!

It’s time, friends and foes! A time to rise up, unite resources, build support, educate and especially be “heard” by those who live in Houston. Although Houston is the 4th largest city in the US, we have yet to see a central hub where Houstonians can find a variety of useful information in one place. HoustonDeafNetwork.com will do its best to fill in the missing gaps and help you fulfill your needs. But wait, there’s more than just providing you information… continue »


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ZVRS Sales Manager – Position Closed

RespondBy | Oct.28, 2009 | Filed in: Employment,Jobs Opening

Sales Manager for CSDVRS, LLC (“CSDVRS”). The Sales Manager will be responsible for introducing ZVRS to new customers, while also strengthening ZVRS’ relationship with current customers. Excellent prospecting skills, a strong work ethic, disciplined time management skills, and solid closing skills are all requirements of this position. Be a part of the NEW FUN and ENERGETIC ZVRS Team! continue »

Meet Bella! A Deaf Dog Who Needs A Home!

RespondBy | Oct.28, 2009 | Filed in: Support

Meet Bella who is less than one year old. There are so many descriptive words to apply to Bella, but the one that sums them up most is LOVELY! Currently, Bella is in a temporary foster home continue »

UPDATE-Deaf & GLBT Support Group Oct 5th-Nov 23rd

Comments OffBy | Oct.28, 2009 | Filed in: Therapy

This CONFIDENTIAL support group is open to all persons who identify as deaf and gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Persons identifying as GLBT and Deaf, you need not be a client of Montrose Counseling Center to participate. Participants will be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement at their first meeting. Also, participants may join at any time, however the group is limited to 10 members. This group is facilitated by Leann Randolph, LBSW. Ms. Randolph is hearing but uses American Sign Language. For more information… continue »

ASL Social – November 09

Friday, Nov. 6, 2009 – ASL Social

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009 – Latino

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009 – CyFair

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2009 Christmas Drama “Deafville USA II”

Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church presents Christmas Drama 2009 “Deafville, USA II.” A continuation from last year’s play, Deafville is a small town somewhere in America.  It’s a small Deaf town where people gather and share in their struggles and blessings in everyday life.  The story of this year’s play is inspired by a real family and actual events.  Like every other family, members of this particular family went through a dark period in their lives.  Come see how they weathered the storm and share in the experience. continue »

Congressman Bill Archer Bark Park 10-09

RespondBy | Oct.18, 2009 | Filed in: Deaf Paws Photos

Danny Jackson Dog Park

Every 2nd Sunday of each month
November 15th, 2009
Sunday, 3pm to 6pm

Just inside the loop and just South of 59 – under the power lines, on Westpark Drive between Loop 610 and Loop Central.
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SETDGA GOLF 2-Men Tourney – Oct 24th

We are here to announce a 2-men tourney that will be hosted at Oakhurst on October 24th. There will be random teams/pairings based on 2 groups–low scoring averages and high scoring averages. We will use the alternate shot format. There are rules below to give you a better idea. I hope to see more players participating in this tournament, and we believe that it will be interesting (and more challenging). continue »

Does ASL hinder development of English / Literacy?

3 CommentsBy | Oct.15, 2009 | Filed in: Education,News,Research

For a long time, I have always wondered about that question. I’m not an educator nor have I ever taught the art of language. I did however receive the research paper from someone who wanted to share continue »

Children of a Lesser God

Dionysus Theatre presents Mark Medoff’s “Children of a Lesser God”. Opening up their 12th season, Dionysus Theatre brings this beautiful play to fruition with an inclusive cast. Casting actors who are deaf, hearing impaired and of hearing, this show explores the relationship of James Leed and Sarah Norman. James Leed, a teacher at the school for the deaf falls in love with Sarah, a woman who is profoundly deaf. Through the ups and downs of learning to communicate, James realizes he can’t change a person, until he changes his heart. continue »

Sam’s Boat 10-09

RespondBy | Oct.11, 2009 | Filed in: DPHHH Photos

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Job Fair!

6 CommentsBy | Oct.09, 2009 | Filed in: Employment,Jobs Opening

Career and Recovery Resource Inc would like to announce ‘Projects with Industry and Deaf and hard of Hearing Job Fair’. Free Admission! Bring a lot of resumes! Some interviews on the spot! The co-sponsors include: continue »

UPDATE: 2nd Houston Deaf Forum Meeting – CANCELLED

2 CommentsBy | Oct.09, 2009 | Filed in: Headlines

UPDATE: Due to lack of confirmation and participation, 2nd Houston Deaf Forum Meeting has been cancelled until further noticed. Mark your calendar folks, there will be a 2nd Houston Deaf Forum meeting on October 10th from 1 to 4 o’clock p.m. Location will be held at St. Dominic Center for the Deaf – 2403 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77578.

The agenda will involve establishing an organization that will become a better voice, unity and advocacy for the deaf and hard of hearing citizen of Houston continue »

Dancing lesson offered in Sign Language!

1 CommentBy | Oct.08, 2009 | Filed in: Activities

The Starlight Dance Studio is offering free dancing lesson for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Jill Perry, the Starlight Dance instructor is interested in providing free lessons for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing couples/individuals whom are interesting in having a fun filled learning in dancing. She will be providing lessons in sign language and there will be snacks and drinks provided. The first dance lesson will be provided on October 23rd at 6 o clock pm. It will take place at Starlight Dance studio located continue »

Introducing Bradley Porche

spotlight_BradleyPA lot can be said about this young bright gentleman. If there’s one brief description to be said about Bradley, he is the man who will engage and challenge you in a way you may never expect.

Bradley Porche is a deaf activitist who not only strive to improve quality of life, but ensure that fundamental needs are met regardless of our background in Houston and across the United States. In addition, the combination of words and actions that Bradley abide by are something that we all can learn from. continue »

NCD National Summit on Disability Policy 2010

RespondBy | Oct.07, 2009 | Filed in: Politics

Here’s a great opportunity for anyone in the deaf community who is knowledgeable of disability policies who can influence the decision making during the national summit in Washington, DC. continue »

Texas Congressmen on Facebook

1 CommentBy | Oct.05, 2009 | Filed in: Politics

I have been pondering ways for many of you to reach out and maintain contact with your Congressmen. I mentioned TweetCongress and contacting your Congressmen the old fashion way. continue »

Starbucks Coffee

Every 3rd Friday of each month
13301 FM 1960 Rd. W

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UPDATE-SW Flag Football for the Deaf-Oct 24th

There will be a 2nd annual SouthWest Flag Football for the Deaf Tournament at Houston Sportsplex Complex. SWFFD will have 4 Men’s 8×8 teams, 4 Men’s 4×4 teams, and 2 Women’s 4×4 teams. After tournament, free scrimmage for Women’s 8×8, but you must sign waiver or you will not play. It has grown since last year! continue »

Sherlock’s Baker St. Pub 9-09

RespondBy | Oct.02, 2009 | Filed in: DPHHH Photos
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