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Firearm Training & CHL Class in ASL

RespondBy | Apr.22, 2014 | Filed in: Activities,Articles,Training

Good news! Lara Wagner has found a range here in Houston, willing to let her come down, use their classroom facility and range for both classes! Yay!!! continue »

LBDCC Winter Schedule

1 CommentBy | Jan.02, 2013 | Filed in: Activities,Community,Support,Training

LBDCC WINTER SCHEDULE STARTS ON JAN 7,2013

MONDAY
6:30PM-8:00PM ASL1 CLASS

TUESDAY
10:00AM-12:OOPM ASL1CLASS
10:00AM-12:OOPM ASL2CLASS
10:00AM-12:00PM ART CLASS
10:00AM-12:00PM INTERMEDIATE CONSERSATIONAL SIGN LANGUAGE
1:00PM-3:00PM DEAF ASL FOR FOREIGN CLASS

WEDNESDAY
6:30PM-7:30PM NEW LIFE DEAF RECOVERY

THURSDAY
10:00AM-12:00PM ASL1 CLASS
10:00AM-12:00PM ASL2 CLASS
10:O0AM-12:00PM CRAFT CLASS
1:00PM-3:00PM ADA (AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES)

SATURDAY
9:00AM-11:00AM FAMILY COUNSELING, FIRST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH WITH JANA BIELFELDT
10:30AM-12:30pm ASL4 CLASS WITH SOPHIE

For more information, visit http://lillianbearddeafcenter.org/.

This post was submitted by ROCHELLE SIMPSON.

LBDCC Spring Schedule 2011

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

Classes
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 »

Workshop: Independent Contractor & Sticky Terp Situations

RespondBy | May.10, 2010 | Filed in: Interpreter,Training

The Greater Houston Interpreters for the Deaf is presenting “OIC – Operating as an Independent Contractor” on Saturday May 22, 2010 from 9am – noon. “This workshop will teach you the rights and responsibilities of the independent contract interpreter. Participants will learn about establishing rates, policies, customer service and more.” continue »

Adult CPR/AED class for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing

RespondBy | Apr.21, 2010 | Filed in: Training

The American Red Cross in partnership with the Hearing Loss Association of Houston and Texas Arrhythmia Institute is holding an Adult CPR/AED (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Automated external defibrillator) class for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing on Saturday, April 24th from 8am to 12:30pm. continue »

ADA Training at Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center

RespondBy | Feb.28, 2010 | Filed in: Training

Deaf and HoH consumers say
“doctor say no. can’t afford interpreter”
“i stay hosptial. i wait for interpreter show up. no interpreter”
“i not want argue with doctor. i see primary doctor will get interpreter”
“Hey, this doctor refused to provide me an interpreter simple because I can read and write. This is serious medical appointment. I need an interpreter. What do I need to do?”
“doctor say bring my mom or family help interpret”
“got email from employer say I have job interview. he not know I am deaf. Do do”
“what does essential functions mean for the job with or w/o reasonable accommodations? continue »

Work Incentives Seminar Event

Comments OffBy | Sep.17, 2009 | Filed in: Training

Houston Center for Independent Living is hosting a Work Incentives Seminar Event – WISE (pdf) in Houston on October 14, 2009. It will be held at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 W. Gray from 9-11 AM. The purpose of this event is provide information to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries about exploring their work options. continue »

CERT Training

Comments OffBy | Sep.10, 2009 | Filed in: Training

We in the Deaf CERT team needs to have CERT certification ASAP and the Houston Community College’s policy that ANY classes MUST have at least 30 student and if it’s doesn’t meet that goal, they will close the class and We can NOT go on with our Deaf CERT team training to the Deaf community. We are planning to attend the CERT training at HCC Central campus (Old San Jac) in midtown Houston starting Sept 23rd every Wednesday from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. continue »