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 »
The next Chief’s “Citywide Positive Interaction Program” PIP meeting, will take place on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 7 PM, located at 1602 State St Houston, Texas 77007 (Auditorium).
The Show of Hands is an ASL student club of the Lone Start College system. They will be sponsoring an ASL social on Friday June 14th, starting time 6:30pm till 10pm. The social will be held at Spring Creek B-B-Q located at 4220 F.M.1960 West, Houston, Tx. 77066. We want to thank the 35+ people who attended the last social and would love to see ya’ll again. We welcome the entire Deaf community to come and enjoy a time of signing in ASL and wonderful fellowship with friends.
This post was submitted by ROBERT YOST.RespondBy Sherry Smith | Jun.07, 2013 | Filed in: Resource Center
“Sign Language Just Learn It” is a slogan created by a volunteer in the Deaf community. Many Deaf people have friends and family who cannot communicate with them fluently. Please help spread this slogan! Wristbands are available for purchase online: www.signlanguagejustlearnit.com http://www.ebay.com:80/sch/signlangjustlearn/m.html?_ipg=50&_sop=12&_rdc=1
This post was submitted by Sherry Smith.RespondBy rochelle simpson | Jun.07, 2013 | Filed in: Community
We will have STD Workshop, learn truth about Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the Deaf Community. Starts at 2:oopm on June 17, 2013. Please come and learn!!!
wHERE: Lillian Beard Deaf Connection
9920 Long Point Drive
Houston, Texas 77055
This post was submitted by rochelle simpson.RespondBy Linda Yates | Jun.02, 2013 | Filed in: Articles,Community,Support
I am only placing this ad here for those who have interest in life insurance and would like more information on the subject.
I am familiar with the deaf culture as I am a sibling of a deaf brother. continue »
This post was submitted by Linda Yates.RespondBy Dawn Ribbeck | Jun.02, 2013 | Filed in: Jobs Opening
Humble Independent School District’s Regional Day School Program for the Deaf is accepting Interpreter applications for the 2013-2014 school year. continue »
This post was submitted by Dawn Ribbeck.
Headlined by the first USA Deaflympian to compete in the martial arts discipline of tae kwon do, the United States is sending a team of two martial arts to Sofia, Bulgaria for the 22nd Summer Deaflympics.
This post was submitted by Joseph Santarose.RespondBy Christina | Jun.02, 2013 | Filed in: Activities
Sagemont Church will be hosting a Deaf social on the evening of Saturday, June 1, 2013, from 6 to 8 P.M. (From now on, Sagemont’s Deaf socials will be the first Saturday of the month rather than the first Friday.) Bring finger food and a game to play with attendees. A great place to practice ASL and meet hearing students and members of the Deaf community. We look forward to seeing you there!
Sagemont Church is located at:
11300 S. Sam Houston Pkwy E.
Houston, TX 77089
This post was submitted by Christina.
Fri, June 3, 2013 – ASL Social
Fri, June 14, 2013 – Sugarland
Fri, June 21, 2013 – Silent Dinner
Fri, June 28, 2013 – North HoustonRespondBy Sherry Smith | May.21, 2013 | Filed in: Community
“Sign Language Just Learn It” is a slogan created by a volunteer in the Deaf community. Many Deaf people have friends and family who cannot communicate with them fluently. Please help spread this slogan! Wristbands are available for purchase online: www.signlanguagejustlearnit.com
This post was submitted by Sherry Smith.RespondBy Margo Jarreau | May.15, 2013 | Filed in: Activities,Community
Houston Black Deaf Advocates is having a FISH FRY again!!! Just keep this event in your mind. For those who don’t eat fish, we will provide hot dogs!
This post was submitted by Margo Jarreau.RespondBy Anthony Butkovich | May.15, 2013 | Filed in: Education,Interpreter
Basic Certification Test Preperation Boot Camp 2 week, 60 hour intensive training
Presenter: Sgt. Kareena N Heath continue »
This post was submitted by Anthony Butkovich.RespondBy Sonya Clauson | May.15, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Headlines
Greater Harris County 9-1-1 Emergency (GHC9-1-1) has implemented a new 9-1-1 emergency texting service for residents who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech impaired. The service is available ONLY in Harris and Fort Bend Counties. The new texting service allows a resident to text a special short code 442911 to connect with a 9-1-1 call center within Harris and Fort Bend Counties.
First, register online at deafhohtext.911.org. Below is the link to more information on the 442911 texting service and the actual registration page.
Texting 442911 FAQs
Texting to a 9-1-1 call center registration page continue »
This post was submitted by Sonya Clauson.RespondBy Incognito | May.10, 2013 | Filed in: Community,Resource Center
This month our program presentation topic will be: “Blue Star Multi-Housing Program”. The Blue Star Multi-Housing Program is a proactive program designed to be a cooperative effort between apartment / owners, apartment residents and law enforcement, to abate crime and to enhance the quality of life for citizens living within multi-family communities. continue »RespondBy Matthew Dickens | May.10, 2013 | Filed in: Articles,Jobs Opening
Please read the job description. If you are interested and meet the qualifications, please fill out the attached application form and send along with your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. continue »
This post was submitted by Matthew Dickens.RespondBy Incognito | May.09, 2013 | Filed in: Articles,Community,Law
Terrorism Prevention & “The Beauty of Bees”. 2013 American Honey Queen, Caroline Adams, will present about Public Safety regarding the three kinds of honey bees, the role of a beekeeper, the many uses and benefits of honey, and how bees impact our daily lives.
The Houston Police Department will observe National Police Week and will welcome the Deaf / Hard of Hearing community on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 with American Sign Language Interpreters to aid in communication. continue »RespondBy rochelle simpson | May.09, 2013 | Filed in: Community
New Summer Classes at LBDCC
9920 Long Point
Houston, Texas 77055
June 18, Tuesday
Art Class at 10:00AM-12:00pm
ASL Class at 10:0am-12:00pm
ASL Class at 1:00pm-3:00pm
June 20, Thursday
ADA Workshop at 1:00pm
June17 at 2:00pm
Craft classes will held once a month in July and August. We will have more classes and workshops in the fall.
This post was submitted by rochelle simpson.
Sat, 5/11/13 – Flying Saucer SugarlandRespondBy Incognito | May.01, 2013 | Filed in: Activities,Interpreter
2013 Senior Capstone Performance. Attend the 2nd annual ASLI Capstone (Final) Performance Event! Come support the UH ASL Interpreting students as they deliver their final Interpreting performance for the Program. continue »