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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ASL/Deaf Social at Katy Mills Mall

RespondBy | Jan.07, 2014 | Filed in: Activities

Katy Mills Mall – Food Court
5000 Katy Mills Cir,
Katy, TX 77494

Friday, February 7th
5:00 – 9:00 pm

This post was submitted by Amber Warren.

Online Conference

RespondBy Tiffany S. Campbell | Jan.21, 2013 | Filed in: Community

On March 22-24, 2013, Troy University will be holding an Interpreting conference. It is open to all people! Deaf are free to attend. Please check out the following website for more information. http://trojan.troy.edu/education/itp/asl-itp-club.html

This post was submitted by Tiffany S. Campbell.

National American University is reaching out to the Houston Deaf Community!

RespondBy Elizabeth Meeks | Oct.22, 2012 | Filed in: Education,Support

National American University is reaching out to the Houston Deaf Community by offering 100% online courses and TTD/TTY phone correspondence. continue »

This post was submitted by Elizabeth Meeks.

Ready, Set, Work! (Ages 16-18)

RespondBy | Jul.07, 2010 | Filed in: News,Tips & Advices

Hands-on workshop for deaf students (Ages 16-18) to teach skills and tips to find and maintain employment.

Topics covered in Workshop:
• Professional Readiness
* Determining your Career Plan
* Dress for Success continue »

Sign & Deaf Culture Club Day at The Downtown Aquarium

Our Lone Star College-CyFair Sign & Deaf Culture Club has decided to utilize the discount below to create an LSC-CF Social for our ASL/ITP students. Please feel free to pass this along to the Deaf community as well. Let’s meet at 1:00pm outside of the ticket booth! If you are with an LSC-CyFair student or faculty member who has a name badge or an ID, that person can have an unlimited number of guests who can benefit from the school’s discount. We can make our social from 1:00-5:00 pm and if people decide they would like to stay longer or arrive earlier, they are welcome to do so. We hope to see you there! 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 »

Empower Yourself Houston

RespondBy | Nov.13, 2009 | Filed in: Headlines,Support

The Speaker: Brian Determan, an ASL – native deaf individual, serves as a Deafness Resource Specialist with Communication Axess Ability Group for Houston and surrounding counties. The Deafness Resource program is funded by TX DARS (Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services) – Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services. Brian works with agencies and service providers regarding their access obligations under the Americans and with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act. His training will empower deaf or hard of hearing individuals with knowledge of their civil rights and how to self-advocate. continue »

Free English Literacy Class

1 CommentBy | Nov.11, 2009 | Filed in: Education,Support

Want to improve your English Skills? Want to be able to read and write better? We can help! Join our fun-filled classes or individual tutoring. We work to meet your schedule! continue »

Does ASL hinder development of English / Literacy?

3 CommentsBy | Oct.15, 2009 | Filed in: Education,News,Research

For a long time, I have always wondered about that question. I’m not an educator nor have I ever taught the art of language. I did however receive the research paper from someone who wanted to share 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 »

Together We Stand, Divided We Fall….

15 CommentsBy | Mar.26, 2009 | Filed in: Blogs

Well you know I have lived in the Houston area for over 35 years and there is no other city I can imagine living in.  Houston has it all – Food, Sports, Entertainment, and more.  You name it – Houston has got it.  But there is one thing that Houston is definitely lacking – a true deaf awareness and services. continue »