Why Choose Hand-N-Hand?
Hand-N-Hand is a nonprofit organization that offers children ages birth to five who are deaf and hard of hearing, their parents, and families the opportunity to connect in a friendly environment that promotes language, early literacy, and social and emotional development through Educational Programs, Parent and Community Education, and Outreach. Hand-N-Hand is the only nonprofit in Northeast Wisconsin offering specialized programs to young deaf and hard of hearing children and their families. Hand-N-Hand programs are driven and designed by parents, individuals educated and active in the deaf and hard of hearing field, and Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community members.  This unique organization serves as a resource for agencies and families educating and promoting the importance of early intervention and education for young deaf and hard of hearing children, while raising the community’s awareness the impact a hearing difference may have on a child’s and family’s development.  Read more…
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Our Programs
Deaf and hard of hearing playgroups
Parent and community education
Parent and parent networking
Outreach
Classes/Events
Music-N-Motion
Apr. 25, 2018 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am
MUSIC-N-MOTION is a music & movement class for deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers.



Little Listeners
Apr. 26, 2018 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am
LITTLE LISTENERS assists families in developing a sound foundation for their early listener using auditory/oral communication.



American Sign Language (ASL) II
Apr. 26, 2018 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This 10-week ASL II class will teach about Deaf culture and advance the curriculum from ASL I, balancing grammar and conversational skills and offering exercises to develop language proficiency.  ASL II is open to the community, ages 13+.

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Apr 16 - 7:55 am
Due to inclement weather - this entire weekend ? - and school closings for today, Hand-N-Hand Deaf & Hard of Hearing Playgroup, Roots-N-Wings, and the Parent-N-Parent meeting have been cancelled for Monday, April 16, 2018.
Apr 4 - 8:30 am
Due to inclement weather and travel conditions, Music-N-Motion class is canceled for April 4. See you next week!
Apr 3 - 7:59 am
Take a look at the new emojis Apple recently proposed.... emojis with hearing aids, service animals, and prosthetic limbs!
Apr 2 - 11:51 am
Quick reminder, no Hand-N-Hand groups tonight... Happy Easter and we will see you on April 9!
Mar 26 - 7:51 am
Hand-N-Hand's PARENT-N-PARENT (PNP) Networking meeting is tonight from 6:00 - 7:30pm. Networking Topic: Wisconsin Statewide Parent-Educator Initiative (WSPEI) - IEP Process: Early Transitions and Parent Friendly & Productive IEPs Go to www.hnhnew.org for more details.
Feb 19 - 12:31 pm
Hand-N-Hand programs are cancelled for this evening, 2/19/18. Safe travels to all. I look forward to seeing you next week Monday, or sooner at other HNH programs throughout the week!Make a great day!
Feb 15 - 2:31 pm
Hand-N-Hand proudly began our Little Listeners class this morning and ASL II class begins tonight. Visit our new website, www.hnhnew.org, for more information on classes!
Feb 9 - 5:22 pm
Hand-N-Hand Roots-N-Wings, ASL II, Music-N-Motion, and Little Listeners begin next week! Final registrations due 2/9/18, contact Jenny at jlgeiken@hnhnew.org. Visit us at www.hnhnew.org
Jan 22 - 3:20 pm
Due to inclement weather, Hand-N-Hand Deaf & Hard of Hearing Playgroup has been cancelled for Monday, January 22, 2018. Safe travels everyone!
Jan 22 - 2:20 pm
Together, with community support, we raised $25,000 through our 2018 Silent Night Casino Royale fundraiser, which will benefit Hand-N-Hand Educational Programs, Outreach and Support for children who are deaf & hard of hearing, their families and the community throughout Northeast Wisconsin. I invite you to view the Hand-N-Hand video which embodies the heart of Hand-N-Hand (www.hnhnew.org).
Apr 16 - 7:55 am
Due to inclement weather - this entire weekend ? - and school closings for today, Hand-N-Hand Deaf & Hard of Hearing Playgroup, Roots-N-Wings, and the Parent-N-Parent meeting have been cancelled for Monday, April 16, 2018.
What our friends are
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"Hand-N-Hand is a place where our family has always felt welcome. Our children get the opportunity to interact with their friends and we get the opportunity to practice our sign language skills and share our experiences with other families who have children with hearing loss. There is NO other program like it in Northeast Wisconsin."

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