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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Challenges at work

3 CommentsBy | Feb.05, 2010 | Filed in: Blogs,News

The other day, I was talking to one of my deaf friends, and the subject came up that he was planning to continue to attend school. This was after the fact that he’s almost finished with his MBA.  His aspirations were bigger than anticipated, so he decided to pursue another continue »

National Council on Disability Houston Quarterly Meeting

RespondBy | Dec.09, 2009 | Filed in: Agency,Support

On behalf of the National Council on Disability (NCD), it is my pleasure to invite you to attend NCD’s next quarterly meeting, which will take place at the JW Marriott Houston, 5150 Westheimer, Houston, Texas, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 19, 2010, and ending at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2010. This meeting is open to the public. continue »

NCD National Summit on Disability Policy 2010

RespondBy | Oct.07, 2009 | Filed in: Politics

Here’s a great opportunity for anyone in the deaf community who is knowledgeable of disability policies who can influence the decision making during the national summit in Washington, DC. continue »

Texas Congressmen on Facebook

1 CommentBy | Oct.05, 2009 | Filed in: Politics

I have been pondering ways for many of you to reach out and maintain contact with your Congressmen. I mentioned TweetCongress and contacting your Congressmen the old fashion way. continue »

The Case for H.R. 3101

7 CommentsBy | Oct.01, 2009 | Filed in: Articles,News,Politics

It is the year of 2020, you are walking with your friend who says, “Look at the news, man…can you believe that!?” You suddenly become curious to know what is going on. Your friend is shocked and watching the news on his mobile phone. You ask your friend continue »

DARS 101: Reducing the Barrier in the Workplace

7 CommentsBy | Mar.25, 2009 | Filed in: Support

What is DARS? Many of you have been a DARS client at one point in your lives or maybe you are still a current DARS client, perhaps? For those of you who would like a glimpse into what DARS is all about. DARS is not just all about giving you hearing aids, paying for your school, or placing you with jobs. DARS is actually a spectrum of services provided to people of all disabilities funded by the state and federal government. DARS is not limited to the deaf and hard of hearing only like most may assume.
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