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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Position at Lamar University Deaf Education/Deaf Studies Program

RespondBy | Jan.30, 2011 | Filed in: Articles,Jobs Opening

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Department of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Applications and nominations are invited for a faculty position in the Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Department continue »

ASL Social Feb 2011

Fri, Feb 4, 2011 – ASL Social

Sat, Feb 12, 2011 – Latino

Fri, Feb 18, 2011 – ASL Social

Fri, Feb 25, 2011 – Kingwood

Sat, Feb 26, 2011 – Latino

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Miss Deaf Texas 2011

2 CommentsBy | Jan.26, 2011 | Filed in: Activities,Articles

The Texas Association for the Deaf and Miss Deaf Texas Committee are proud to announce the new details for the Miss Deaf Texas 2011 competition. The winner of the Miss Deaf Texas title will be awarded a college scholarship in the honor of Tara McAvoy. continue »

This post was submitted by Amanda Tuite.

LBDCC Spring Schedule 2011

RespondBy | Jan.24, 2011 | Filed in: Community,Training

New Life Deaf Recovery: A faith based 12-step program specifically designed for culturally Deaf who struggle with addiction. New Life Deaf Recovery focuses on making real life changes through the power of God, based on Biblical principles. Wednesday at 6:30pm and Saturday at 4pm. continue »

Community Wide Garage Sale

RespondBy | Jan.24, 2011 | Filed in: Community

Community Wide Garage Sale is this January 29th at 9 a.m to 3p.m at Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church. Have lots of Junk? Come Sale Your Stuff and Keep Your Money!! It is very TRUE! Help Woodhaven Women’s Ministry raise money for 2011′s Deaf Women Retreat. To rent a table for $20 per family/non-members or $15 per Woodhaven members.

For More information please contact:
Cynthia Lister 832.630.5756 TEXT ONLY.

This post was submitted by Cynthia Lister.

Free Tax Preparation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing!

RespondBy | Jan.20, 2011 | Filed in: Articles,Community

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities is sponsoring Free Tax Preparation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing! continue »

This post was submitted by kaitlyn Tracy.

Evolution: It’s Everybody’s Evolution

1 CommentBy Mike | Jan.20, 2011 | Filed in: Blogs

Some of you know me, and some of you don’t. Well, let me introduce myself. My name is Myo but goes by Mike. The best word that describes me would probably be, “tolerant”. While growing up, I was taught to respect everyone. My parents told me give respect to all those I met, no matter what race, religion, skin color, appearance, or what have you a person was. continue »

This post was submitted by Mike .

Houston Deaf Latino

RespondBy Rafael Gonzalez | Jan.20, 2011 | Filed in: Activities

Houston Deaf Latino (Rafael Gonzalez)
PlazAmeriicas Mall.
7500 Bellaire Blvd
@ 59 Southwest Freeway
Houston, Texas 77036

Saturday. January 29. 2011
4:00pm to 9:30pm

Food court space available
I Hope you come that new
There PlazAmericas More eat ok thank you Smile;)

This post was submitted by Rafael Gonzalez .

Super Bowl Tours in ASL in Arlington, Texas!

RespondBy | Jan.19, 2011 | Filed in: Activities

Hello, my name is Sid Johnson and I am a volunteer deaf tour guide for the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium. Super Bowl Tours at Cowboy Stadium will be available during the the North Texas Super Bowl Experience beginning January 24 to Feb. 3rd and Feb. 7th to 10th. For those who want ASL tours continue »

This post was submitted by Sid Johnson.

Superbowl Football Party

RespondBy | Jan.19, 2011 | Filed in: Activities

Asl Social/Lone Star Deaf Bowling, Inc. will host the Superbowl Football Party at Jax Grill, 1613 Shephard Dr., Houston, TX 77007 from 11am to 9pm on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011…See you there! Contact~Joanie Stephens, jrs@tmail.com

This post was submitted by Joanie Stephens.

Deaf Self Advocacy Training Class

RespondBy Longster | Jan.17, 2011 | Filed in: Community,Support

I am excited to offer you that I will teach Deaf Self Advocacy Training class starting February 3, every Thursday nights from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Basically we will do- continue »

This post was submitted by Longster.

GHID WORKSHOP Ethical Considerations: Interpersonal Abuse and Individuals Who Are Deaf

RespondBy Jo Westbury | Jan.17, 2011 | Filed in: Headlines,Interpreter

Our presenters from Safe Place and Advocacy, Inc have designed a full day of training for ASL interpreters. The training will provide interpreters an opportunity to learn more about the dynamics of violence perpetrated against Deaf individuals. In addition, the effects of these dynamics on the interpreter when called to situations involving sexual or domestic violence will also be addressed. This training will support participants in applying the interpreter Code of Ethics in situations encountered when responding to incidences of domestic and sexual violence. Attorneys with Advocacy, Inc. will co-facilitate continue »

This post was submitted by Jo Westbury.

Job Opening for Interpreter for the Deaf

RespondBy | Jan.12, 2011 | Filed in: Jobs Opening

Interpret/transliterate information in a classroom setting according to the specifications on each students’ Individualized Education Program. Assist with in class support (in mainstream or resource classroom) as necessary to meet individual student’s needs. Work professionally and ethically with all students and staff. continue »

University of Houston – Untold Stories of Black Deaf Women

RespondBy Sharon Hill | Jan.12, 2011 | Filed in: Articles,Community

Learn from this Panel Discussion featuring successful Black Deaf women sharing their experiences & struggles being Deaf in America.

Our Distinguished Panel Members: include: Dr. Shirley Allen, Ms. Mary Van Manen, Ms. Mary Perrodin, Ms. Regina Grant, & Ms. Michelle Martin. continue »

This post was submitted by Sharon Hill.

Houston Black Deaf Advocates Meeting

RespondBy | Jan.10, 2011 | Filed in: Community,Support

If the weather cooperates, we will have the January Houston Black Deaf Advocates meeting on Saturday, January 15th, at 2 PM. It will be at the Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center located at 9920 Long Point in Houston. For more information, you may contact Dr. Shirley Allen at drsjallen@aol.com or Kathy Walters at kathyladell@yahoo.com.

This post was submitted by Kathy Walters.

Houston Deaf Advisory Committee Public Meeting 1/11/11

RespondBy | Jan.07, 2011 | Filed in: Community

The Houston Deaf Advisory Committee public meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2011. continue »

This post was submitted by kaitlyn Tracy.

Houston Deaf Latino

RespondBy | Jan.04, 2011 | Filed in: Activities

Houston Deaf Latino

Chacho’s Mexican Restaurant
2700 South Loop West@ 610 freeway
Houston, Texas 77054

January 15, 2011
4:30pm to 9:30pm

I Hope you come There Latino good new Chacho’s Mex Rest. thank you

This post was submitted by Rafael Gonzalez .

Congressman Bill Archer Bark Park 2011

Every 2nd Sunday of each month
Jan 9th, 2011
Sunday, 2pm to 6pm

3201 Hwy-6 N
Houston, TX 77084

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Enclave Sports Grill

Every 2nd Sat. of each month
Jan 8th, 2011
8pm till closing (closed at Midnight)

1140 Eldridge Parkway, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77077
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