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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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Beethoven’s Nightmare is coming to Texas!

RespondBy | Sep.26, 2012 | Filed in: Activities

CAAG VRS presents: Beethoven’s Nightmare, THE only Deaf Rock Band in the World Is coming to TEXAS! Come ROCK with us at the TSD Homecoming & DNO! (Deaf Night Out)

Friday, September 21, 2012
Deaf Club in Austin
(8818 Cullen Lane, Austin, TX)
6:00 pm

Saturday, September 22, 2012
Texas School for the Deaf
CAAGVRS Booth Showtimes: 11:30 am and 4:30 pm

Deaf Night Out!
Saturday Night, September 22, 2012
Grey Rock Clubhouse
(7401 State Hwy 45, Austin, TX)
6:00 pm – 2:00 am

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This post was submitted by Amanda Tuite.

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.

Deaf Masquerade Gala

Come Join us for a night of elegance, decadence and artistry at Austin’s DoubleTree Hotel Phoenix Central Ballroom. Complete with a cash bar, entertainment, event photographers, delicious cajun foods and desserts!
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This post was submitted by Amanda Tuite.

Deaf Texas Pageant

1 CommentBy | Nov.16, 2010 | Filed in: Headlines

The Texas Association for the Deaf and Miss Deaf Texas Committee are proud to announce that Houston is the city where Miss Deaf Texas pageant will take place on July 19-23, 2011! Please let Amanda Tuite know if you are interested in sponsoring the Miss Deaf Texas pageant. Mrstuite@comcast.net

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This post was submitted by Amanda Tuite.

Do you have a heart to serve?

1 CommentBy | Aug.12, 2010 | Filed in: Community

Isaiah 6:8: “Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I, Send me!”

The Mission Hearts mission team is looking for team members who want to serve in Haiti. All ASL skill levels are welcome, D/deaf, hearing and hard of hearing. continue »

This post was submitted by Nicole Zatzkin.

Mayor Parker to attend Deaf PIP meeting

RespondBy | Jul.01, 2010 | Filed in: Community,News

The Houston Police Department Deaf Positive Interaction Program (PIP) meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 6 at 7:30 PM at Woodhaven Deaf Baptist Church (9920 Long Point). Jeff Anderson, Executive Director of Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, will speak about the deaf initiatives MOPD has been focusing on throughout the city. continue »

LBDCC Classes & Services

RespondBy | Jun.15, 2010 | Filed in: Resource Center

Come take some of these classes/services offered by The Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center (LBDCC)! continue »

Houston Black Deaf Advocate – 6th Annual Cajun Crawfish Boil

RespondBy | May.26, 2010 | Filed in: Activities,Community

Houston Black Deaf Advocate,Inc Welcomes You to Our 6th Annual Cajun Crawfish Boil. Come One, Come All, Bring Your Family And Friends continue »

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Positive Interaction Program

RespondBy | May.24, 2010 | Filed in: Community

The Houston Police Department is hosting the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Positive Interaction Program. Special Presentation from City of Houston Council Member Brenda Stardig. CM Stardig has a special interest with the deaf community and is fluent in ASL. continue »

Deaf Awareness Week 2010 – Meeting May 22nd 10am – 12pm

RespondBy | May.12, 2010 | Filed in: Headlines

Our second meeting of the year to prepare for DAW 2010 will be held at Metropolitian Multi-Services Center from 10am to 12pm. in Classroom #2 on May 22nd (Saturday).

If you are interested in volunteering and assisting please feel free to show up the meeting, or email us at daw@deafhouston.org.  We’re looking forward to making 2010 a successful DAW event!  And we can’t do it WITHOUT you! continue »

Houston Black Deaf Advocates – General Meeting

RespondBy | May.03, 2010 | Filed in: Community

Houston Black Deaf Advocates is having a general meeting at Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center on May 15th from 1pm to 3pm. For more information, please contact Margo continue »

St. Dominic Deaf Center

Mass in Sign Language, voice interpreters provided for hearing members.(NOT and interpreted Mass) Religious Education for Sacraments for Children Sacrament Preparation for Adults for Baptisms and Weddings Interpreters provided for Services at other Catholic Churches: eg, Funerals, Missions, etc. Mass every Sunday at 11:15am followed by social Deaf Club provides planning for monthly events
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HIV/AIDS and the Law

RespondBy | Apr.11, 2010 | Filed in: Law

The Houston Bar Assoc. AIDS Outeach Committee and the Montrose Counseling Center are sponsoring a free seminar for persons living with HIV/AIDS, their attorneys, health care providers, family members, partners and friends. Come and learn how to fight continue »

Houston Black Deaf Advocates General Meeting

RespondBy | Apr.04, 2010 | Filed in: Community

Houston Black Deaf Advocates is having a general meeting at Houston Public Library located at Montrose, 4100 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006 on April 10, May 8, and June 12 from 2pm to 4pm for each meeting. For more information, please contact Margo continue »

CANCELLED – HBDA Deaf & Black Culture Workshop

RespondBy | Feb.09, 2010 | Filed in: Community

Come and enjoy a workshop presented by various members of the Black Deaf Community. Presenters from various back- grounds will explore the journey of Black Deaf people for the last 50 years, 1960-2010. continue »

Houston Black Deaf Advocates General Meeting Feb 20th & Mar 13th

1 CommentBy | Feb.05, 2010 | Filed in: Community

Houston Black Deaf Advocates is having a general meeting at Houston Public Library located at Montrose, 4100 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006 on February 20th and March 13th. For more information, please contact Margo continue »

Deaf man saves woman from burning apartment

RespondBy | Jan.12, 2010 | Filed in: News

KHOU.com wrote an article about a deaf neighbor who saved a woman from a burning apartment at about continue »

Houston Black Deaf Advocates General Meeting

RespondBy | Dec.22, 2009 | Filed in: Community

Houston Black Deaf Advocates is having a general meeting at Houston Public Library located at Montrose, 4100 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006 on January 9th, 2009. For more information, please contact Margo continue »

Christmas Choo Choo Express

RespondBy | Dec.02, 2009 | Filed in: Community

Help spread some holiday cheer this season! Woodhaven Deaf Baptist Church and Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center Second Annual Toys Drive. We are currently accepting new and unwrapped toys for all age groups. Drop off Donations at continue »

Define your own reputation or let others define it for you…

6 CommentsBy | Nov.23, 2009 | Filed in: Blogs,Headlines

No matter what reputation we uphold, people like you and me will always pass some kind of judgment. If you, by any small chance, believe that you do not judge, then you are simply a hypocrite, in denial, ignorant and/or delusional. Every history, media, and social aspect have proved time after time that we ALL pass some kind of judgment towards people. Don’t believe me? Then read on…

Judgment and reputation are two words that constantly revolve around us. There’s no way to avoid it continue »

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