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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Abilities Expo 2011

RespondBy | Jul.31, 2011 | Filed in: Articles,Community

The Abilities Expo is returning to Houston! continue »

This post was submitted by Kaitlyn Tracy.

ASL Social August 2011

Fri, Aug 5, 2011 – ASL Social

Fri, Aug 12, 2011 – Greatwood

Sat, Aug 13, 2011 – Latino

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1500 Expected for 3-Day Convention in American Sign Language starting August 5

2 CommentsBy | Jul.26, 2011 | Filed in: Articles

An estimated 1500 Deaf, Deaf-Blind, Hard-of-Hearing, and Hearing individuals from 13 states will attend a special three-day convention beginning on Friday, August 5 in Denton, Texas. continue »

This post was submitted by Jesse Wolfe.

CPR-AED CLASS

RespondBy | Jul.19, 2011 | Filed in: Articles,Resource Center

We have had a couple of people say that they were having trouble with the link to register for the CPR-AED class. Therefore, you can now register for the class by contacting continue »

This post was submitted by TERI WATHEN.

2nd Annual GHDC Awards/Banquet Night

Are you ready for an evening of recognition and awards?  Are you ready to watch a deaf performer perform at the event!  Well that is what we have in the store for you!  Greater Houston Deaf Connections is proud to host the 2nd annual Deaf Awareness Awards/Banquet Night on October 1, 2011!  We have some exciting times lined up!  We will have a buffet style meal, then recognize individuals, organizations within the Greater Houston area – (based on YOUR submissions not ours!).   And then we will have a performance from Doug Ridloff – a deaf ASL performer who has traveled all over America with his act! continue »

University of Houston – Faculty Opening

RespondBy Dr. Lynn M. Maher | Jul.14, 2011 | Filed in: Articles,Jobs Opening

Instructional Assistant Professor: University of Houston seeks applicants for a nine-month, non-tenure track, full-time instructor of American Sign Language Interpreting (ASLI) beginning September, 2011. The search will begin immediately until the position is filled. continue »

This post was submitted by Dr. Lynn M. Maher.

Kingwood ASL Club

RespondBy | Jul.11, 2011 | Filed in: Activities

The LSC – Kingwood ASL Club is planning a Deaf Social for July 22nd, information will be posted below. Main Event has an arcade room, bowling lanes, laser tag, billiards and a café. We would really love for you to come out and join us.  continue »

Haiti Deaf not Forgotten

1 CommentBy Dee Mathes | Jul.06, 2011 | Filed in: Articles,Community

Haiti Deaf not Forgotten, President Barack Obama told the Haitian people after the January 2010 earthquake, “You will not be forsaken, you will not be forgotten.” continue »

This post was submitted by Dee Mathes.

Houston Deaf Latino (Rafael Gonzalez)

RespondBy Rafael Gonzalez | Jul.05, 2011 | Filed in: Activities

Houston Deaf Latino
Taco Palenque
3000 Woodridge Dr @/ 45 Freeway
Houston, Texas 77047
Saturday, July 16. 2011
4:30pm to 9:30pm

This post was submitted by Rafael Gonzalez .

Deaf Social Special 7/8/11

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

One Year Anniversary of Deaf Socials at CHICK FIL A! Come celebrate with us at Chick Fil A for our one year celebration! We have been meeting on the 2nd Friday of every month for the past year. Please bring your family and friends. Deaf and Hearing. continue »

Ella and Friends Dog Park

Every 2nd Sunday of each month
July 10th, 2011
Sunday, 3pm to 6pm

Next to the Jimmy Burke Activity Center

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Little Woodrow’s – Rice Village

Every 2nd Sat. of each month
July 9th, 2011
8pm till closing

5611 Morningside Dr
Houston, TX 77005
713.521.2337
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Second Chances:

RespondBy Dr. Julie Howard | Jul.04, 2011 | Filed in: Community

A Service Series by the Deaf for the Deaf at First Methodist Houston. Beginning July 10, 2011, Dr. Steve Wende will begin a series on “Forgiveness and Second Chances”. This series was suggested by the Deaf at FMHouston and we will be actively participating in the development of each message for a 4 week study. continue »

This post was submitted by Dr. Julie Howard.

No Barriers for Deaf People at FMHouston

RespondBy Dr. Julie Howard | Jul.04, 2011 | Filed in: Articles,Community

A national policy adopted by First Methodist Houston, Texas to uphold true accessibility.

Theological/Biblical Stance:
Christians have believed and taught from the very beginning that God is the Creator of all people continue »

This post was submitted by Dr. Julie Howard.