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We are the Nebraska Chapter of the National Hands & Voices™ organization. Hands & Voices is a parent-driven organization dedicated to supporting families that have children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing without a bias toward communication modes or methodologies. We want to provide Nebraska families with the necessary resources, networking, and information in order to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children. Our statewide activities, advocacy efforts, and parent/professional collaboration are all focused on enabling our deaf and hard-of-hearing children to reach their fullest potential!

“What works for your child is what makes the choice right.”

Who are we?

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We support many different types of communication modes:

Auditory Verbal  Auditory Oral • Cued Speech • American Sign Language 

 Signed English • Simultaneous Communication • Total Communication

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We are families with children who have all types of hearing loss

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We are deaf and hard-of-hearing adults

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We are professionals

We are from every corner of the state of Nebraska

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We are united, because we are Hands & Voices

This H&V chapter and its website may publish articles or commentaries from authors presenting their own perspectives.  All contributed material is solely the viewpoint of the authors and may not reflect the viewpoint or indicate the sponsorship of Hands & Voices.  It is intended for informational purposes only.

Our organization is parent-driven, and highly collaborative with professionals and individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing represented on the advisory board. We work at local and national levels. We provide local and regional support consistent with Hands & Voices’ non-biased philosophy and mission. In addition to family support, we also strive to be involved at the systems development level.

Families within the same geographic region within the state can share experiences and information as they support each other. They will be given the opportunity to gain knowledge and direction from families who have faced the same challenges and choices.

Our membership includes families who communicate manually and/or orally. From American Sign Language to cochlear implants, our organization represents people from all different approaches to, and experiences with deafness or hearing loss.

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Guiding Principles

Innovation

Community

Collaboration

Respect

Upcoming Events

  • ASTra Training
    Jan 20, 2023, 8:00 AM – Jan 21, 2023, 5:00 PM
    ESU #3, 6949 S 110th St, La Vista, NE 68128, USA
    In Person & Remote site options available
  • Mom's Night Inn - Lincoln
    Feb 04, 2023, 1:00 PM – Feb 05, 2023, 12:00 PM
    Best Western Inn and Suites, 2201 Wildcat Cir, Lincoln, NE 68521, USA
    A chance for moms and primary caregivers to learn, bond, relax, and have some fun!

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Did you know?

95% of children who are born deaf or hard of hearing are born to parents with no family history of childhood deafness.

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Nebraska

Hands & Voices is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization

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Address

P.O. Box 241229
Omaha, NE 68124

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