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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ASL Social August 2010

Fri, Aug 6, 2010 – ASL Social

Sat, Aug 14, 2010 – Latino

Fri, Aug 20, 2010 – ASL Social

Sat, Aug 28, 2010 – Latino

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Deaf Positive Interaction Program 8/3/10

RespondBy | Jul.27, 2010 | Filed in: Community

The Houston Police Department Deaf Positive Interaction Program (PIP) meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 3rd at 7:30 PM at Woodhaven Deaf Baptist Church (9920 Long Point). The topic for the month will be “Railroad Safety, Advance Warning Signs for the Deaf”, presented by Officer Jack Hanagriff. continue »

This post was submitted by Kaitlyn Tracy.

Deaf Awareness Week NEEDS You!

1 CommentBy | Jul.21, 2010 | Filed in: Headlines

Are you a deaf individual who grew up from a different culture?  From another country?  If so – please contact us at daw@deafhouston.org.   We are looking for individuals who come from different backgrounds who can present what their deaf culture is like.  So if you have something you would like to share please contact us.  The event would be on Monday – September 13, 2010.

A.H.A.S.: Emergency Preparedness Workshop – July 31,2010

RespondBy | Jul.21, 2010 | Filed in: Emergency,Resource Center

Deaf Link will share more about: Accessible Hazard Alert System™ (AHAS) & Accessible Hazard Alert System™ – Individual Notification (AHAS-IN)
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Comedy Club: Join us for tons of laughs!

5 CommentsBy | Jul.20, 2010 | Filed in: Activities

Have you ever wanted to go to a comedy club, but didn’t go because you thought you’d miss all the jokes? Have no fear this time – on Saturday, August 21 at 7:30 PM, there will be a CART captioner and you’ll be able to follow everything! The show will be two hours. Comedy Sportz is near I-10 and Beltway 8. continue »

Sign Language Interpreters Vacancies

12 CommentsBy Patricia Boyd | Jul.20, 2010 | Filed in: Jobs Opening

Certified Sign Language Interpreters are needed in Houston ISD to translate spoken language using American Sign Language or other appropriate manual sign system to provide appropriate educational benefits for deaf/hard of hearing students. Competitive Salary with benefits. continue »

This post was submitted by Patricia Boyd.

Friday Nite Movie

RespondBy | Jul.17, 2010 | Filed in: Activities

Friday Nite Movie & Chat at Holy Ground Coffee House in The Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center!
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This post was submitted by David S. Bass.

Are You Ready for Evacuation?

RespondBy | Jul.12, 2010 | Filed in: Emergency,Resource Center

Deaf Task Force for Emergency Preparedness presents “Are you Ready for Evacuation?” Come on Over to continue »

sComm announces beta testing of new and revolutionary cellular text communication technology

RespondBy David Rosenbaum | Jul.12, 2010 | Filed in: Technology

Live Mobile Text allows faster live dialogue with patented split-screen

Raytown, Missouri – July 7, 2010 – sComm, developer and manufacturer of UbiDuo, the face-to-face communicator, announced the UbiVia, the next generation of cellular text communication on smartphones. Beta testing of the new product was launched at the National Association of the Deaf conference, taking place this week in Philadelphia, PA and will be offered exclusively to BlackBerry® smartphone users to start. continue »

This post was submitted by David Rosenbaum.


9 CommentsBy Myo Htut | Jul.11, 2010 | Filed in: Technology

My name is Myo Htut. I am your local Representative and responsible for VPAD and Ojo videophones’ installations. I am here to remind you that I am still serving for you. Since ViableVRS is now operated by Snap!VRS, I have good news to share with you. Our services and products are improving for the excellent qualities of your needs. continue »

This post was submitted by Myo Htut.

Deaf Awareness Week Meeting – July 17, 2010

RespondBy Billy Koch | Jul.07, 2010 | Filed in: Headlines

Our next meeting will be on July 17th at the Multipurpose Center off West Grey – address is 1475 West Gray Houston, Texas 77019. The meeting will run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. We have less than 2 months left until Deaf Awareness Week! See you there!

Billy Koch – DAW 2010 Chairperson

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Ready, Set, Work! (Ages 16-18)

RespondBy | Jul.07, 2010 | Filed in: News,Tips & Advices

Hands-on workshop for deaf students (Ages 16-18) to teach skills and tips to find and maintain employment.

Topics covered in Workshop:
• Professional Readiness
* Determining your Career Plan
* Dress for Success continue »

Red Lion Pub

Every 2nd Sat. of each month
July 10th, 2010
8pm till closing

Red Lion Pub
2316 S. Shepherd Dr.
Houston , TX 77019
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Mayor Parker to attend Deaf PIP meeting

RespondBy | Jul.01, 2010 | Filed in: Community,News

The Houston Police Department Deaf Positive Interaction Program (PIP) meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 6 at 7:30 PM at Woodhaven Deaf Baptist Church (9920 Long Point). Jeff Anderson, Executive Director of Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, will speak about the deaf initiatives MOPD has been focusing on throughout the city. continue »

Professionalism & Development of Interpreters

RespondBy | Jul.01, 2010 | Filed in: Interpreter

Please join us for CPC: 2/7={2,7} as we explore professionalism & development of Interpreters as it applies to Industry Standards. continue »