Why Choose Hand-N-Hand?
Hand-N-Hand is a nonprofit organization that offers children 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…
One voice makes a difference
Our Programs
Deaf and hard of hearing playgroups
Parent and community education
Parent and parent networking
Outreach
Classes/Events
Early Support Services (ESS)
Sept. 16, 2019 - @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
EARLY SUPPORT SERVICES (ESS) provide early intervention for deaf & hard of hearing infants, toddlers & their families.  ESS offer regular office hours, as well as specialized one:one and small group sessions to promote on-time development.
To inquire about ESS or to schedule an appointment, contact Jenny Geiken at 920-737-0477 or jlgeiken@hnhnew.org.



Roots-N-Wings (RNW) - 2019 Fall Session
Sept. 16, 2019 - @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ROOTS-N-WINGS (RNW) meets weekly (September 16 - December 9, 2019) and teaches children ages 6 through 12 the basic roots of sign language while encouraging them to spread their wings and feel comfortable using the language.
Registration required by September 9, 2019.



Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Playgroup - 2019 Fall Session
Sept. 16, 2019 - @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecting children, families and communities through play! DHH PLAYGROUP meets regularly (September 16 - December 9, 2019) and offers children ages birth to five who are deaf and hard of hearing, their parents, families, and caregivers the opportunity to have fun and learn in a friendly environment that promotes language, early literacy, and social & emotional development.
Registration required by September 9, 2019.

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Sep 12 - 2:43 pm
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Sep 4 - 12:15 pm
HAND-N-HAND PROGRAMS RESUME on 9/16/19! 2019 FALL REGISTRATION FORM can be found on the HNH website. Please take a few minutes to check it out as we have 2 NEW CLASSES being offered this session!! Most classes REQUIRE REGISTRATION by September 9, 2019. Don't dilly-dally :) ....register online today!https://www.hnhnew.org/classes-and-events/
Sep 1 - 1:33 am
HNH Summer Outing at Lucky 7 Dog Rescue Thank you families for coming out to learn about how to safely meet dogs & spend time with puppies! Thank you Leanne Helmrich for helping set up this outing event and for interpreting for our children and families! Here are some precious moments captured on that day. 07.08.19
Aug 29 - 11:20 am
Brian Houston your love and devotion to your family made a lifelong impact on your immediate family and a lasting impact on your Hand-N-Hand family. We will miss you ????
Sep 16 - 1:16 am
We ended our Summer with a Family Reunion Picnic at the New Zoo.Thank you to everyone who brought a dish to share.We had a wonderful potluck dinner followed by a self guided tour of the zoo. The kids enjoyed the scavenger hunt, finding and pointing out all of the animals they came across. It was a great day shared with amazing people! We look forward to seeing you all again at our next summer picnic!
Aug 21 - 9:11 am
Looking forward to seeing the HNH families at the NEW Zoo for our final summer outing tonight!
Jul 29 - 3:29 am
HNH friends and family had a striking fun-filled night bowling at Ashwuabeon Bowling Alley. It was nice seeing familiar friendly faces again. Thank you to everyone who made it. Hope you enjoyed yourselves. Here are some photos from this evening. Feel free to share and tag yourselves.
Jul 3 - 6:17 pm
Join us at this worthy fundraiser #LLA ?!
Jun 6 - 5:53 pm
Checkout Kyu....he is part of our Hand-N-Hand family. Dance little buddy!!!!
May 31 - 2:49 pm
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Sep 12 - 2:43 pm
Check out this awesome opportunity Hear in the Fox Cities is offering to win a pair of hearing aids!
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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