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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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Fireworks!

RespondBy | Jun.29, 2012 | Filed in: Activities,Community

In east houston there is a Topdog Firework warehouse. They have great prices, and great workers! One of the workers can translate ASL, so come on out! Thanks!

Address:
14424 east Fwy
Houston, TX 77015

By. Clifton Guidry III

This post was submitted by Clifton Joseph Guidry III.

HBDA General Meeting and Election

RespondBy Margo Jarreau | Jun.29, 2012 | Filed in: Community

HBDA NEEDS YOUR VOTE, To Vote is important. Members, please do not forget to vote at HBDA’S general meeting – July 14, 2012 from 2pm- 4pm.
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This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.

HBCD 1st Annual Junior Angler Tournament

RespondBy James Northcutt | Jun.29, 2012 | Filed in: Activities,Articles

Today is an exciting day for Houston Bass Club of the Deaf! (HBCD) We will be hosting for the first time our 1st Annual Junior Anglers Tournament which will take place at Mary Jo Peckham Park in Katy, Texas. (see our website www.hbcd1968.org) The date will be July 14, 2012 from 9am to 4pm. continue »

This post was submitted by James Northcutt.

ASL Social July 2012

Fri, July 6, 2012 – ASL Social

Fri, July 13, 2012 – ASL Social

Fri, July 27, 2012 – North Houston

Sat, July 28, 2012 – Deaf Social

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LBDCC Flag Football

RespondBy | Jun.27, 2012 | Filed in: Activities

We will meeting in LBDCC at Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church at 1pm on this Saturday. Hope yall will come here! I will be there and promise with yall…

Thanks!
Eric Garrison

This post was submitted by Eric.

Hair Gallery in Katy, Tx has Sign Language Translator for deaf

My name is Christy Foytik and I own Hair Gallery in Katy, Texas. My brother is deaf, and thus I had to learn sign language many years ago. I can translate for you, by sign language, to my stylists continue »

This post was submitted by Christy Foytik.

HELP REINSTATE THE AHAS PROGRAM IN TEXAS

RespondBy scott bailey | Jun.21, 2012 | Filed in: Articles

Texas ranks #1 in disaster declarations. Between the years of 2006 – 2010, citizens of Texas with communication needs enjoyed full inclusion and access to emergency alerts for threats to life and property via the AHAS (Accessible Hazard Alert System) program. continue »

This post was submitted by scott bailey.

ASL/Deaf Social at Chick Fil A

RespondBy | Jun.21, 2012 | Filed in: Activities

ASL/Deaf Social at Chick Fil A
4th Friday of each month!
5pm to 9:30pm
Chick Fil A
at I-45 and Crosstimbers
4410 North Freeway
Houston, TX 77022

Contact: Karen Parker
713-695-8888
02820@chick-fil-a.com

Chick Fil A ASL Social 4th Fri.pdf (183 KB)

This post was submitted by Karen Parker.

Public Access Videophones at Hobby Airport

RespondBy | Jun.12, 2012 | Filed in: Headlines

As part of our goal to increase communication accessibility, the City of Houston Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities and Houston Airport Systems partnered with Communication Services for the Deaf (C-S-D) to provide 4 Public Access Videophones (PAVs) at Hobby Airport. The locations are:

1) Ticketing area, near Southwest (pre-security)
2) Baggage claim area – near the exit and by the payphones
3) Gate 24 (after security)
4) Gate 47, across from Subway (after security)
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This post was submitted by Kaitlyn Tracy.

Texas Poker Tour

RespondBy | Jun.08, 2012 | Filed in: Articles,Community

You are invited to a statewide Miss Deaf Texas fund-raiser. Let’s get together and play poker before the National Las Vegas Deaf Poker Tour! Top two winners get a voucher for the Las Vegas National Deaf Poker Tour! continue »

This post was submitted by Amanda Tuite.

American Sign Language 4–Houston

RespondBy | Jun.08, 2012 | Filed in: Community,Headlines

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Instructor:
Sophie Kiskinis Warmack, MA, Gallaudet University
This course, you will learn how to do deaf poetry, asl idioms, storytime in ASL and much more.

WHEN: JUNE 23 2012 TO AUGUST 11, 2012
EVERY SATURDAY
TIME: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
WHERE: LILLIAN BEARD DEAF CONNECTION CENTER
9920 Long Point
Houston, TX 77055
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This post was submitted by Kelly Reagan.

American Sign Language Class 3-Houston

2 CommentsBy | Jun.08, 2012 | Filed in: Community,Headlines

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Instructor:
Sophie Kiskinis Warmack, MA, Gallaudet University
This course, you will learn how to carry conversation in American Sign Language. Also will use facial expression and visual gesture. Must know American Sign Language prior registering for this class.

WHEN: JUNE 21, 2012 TO AUGUST 9, 2012
EVERY THURSDAY
TIME: 6:30PM TO 8:30PM
WHERE: LILLIAN BEARD DEAF CONNECTION CENTER
9920 Long Point
Houston, TX 77055
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This post was submitted by Kelly Reagan.

Gene Green Park Dog Park – Jun 10

Every 2nd Sunday of each month
Jun 10th, 2012
Sunday, 3pm to 6pm

Gene Green Park Dog Park
@29.824859,-95.165977

website
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Sherlock’s Baker Pub – Jun 9

Every 2nd Sat. of each month
Jun 9th, 2012
8pm till closing

Sherlock’s Baker St. Pub & Grill
1952 W Gray St
Houston, TX 77019
website
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LBDCC Basketball Team

3 CommentsBy | Jun.04, 2012 | Filed in: Activities

Are you interested in playing Basketball? We are starting a new team, this will be the first team for the LBDCC and we are very excited! If you would like to come out and practice with the team and to see if you are interested that would be great! We are looking for more players. There will be a practice on June 2nd from 10am-1pm with our NBA Trainer Coach J, See you there!

This post was submitted by LBDCC.

Positive Interaction Program

RespondBy | Jun.04, 2012 | Filed in: Articles,Community,Law

The Deaf Community and the Houston Police Department will have their educational and supportive meeting at Woodhaven Deaf Baptist Church, 9920 Long Point Drive on June 5 Tuesday starting at 7 pm. This will be a very important meeting continue »

This post was submitted by ROBERT YOST.