Empower Yourself Houston

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.

Saturday, November 21, 2009 – 1:00 to 3:00pm
FREE EVENT for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (Others are invited, too! Family, friends, parents, professionals, etc.)

  • Do it Yourself!
  • Know your rights!
  • How to get an interpreter

Freed-Montrose Neighborhood Library
(Conference room – upstairs)
4100 Montrose
Houston, TX 77006

Accommodations for participants such as real time captioning (C.A.R.T.) or sign to voice interpreter services must be requested by Wednesday, November 18, 2009 by noon.

Contact info:
Brian Determan
VP/Direct 832.431.3844


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