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
Early Support Services (ESS)
Jan. 6 - Aug. 31, 2020
COVID-19: All Wisconsin public schools are closed for the rest of the 2019-20 school year, the Hand-N-Hand Program Center will remain closed as well.  DHH Early Support services and Children’s Long Term Support services can be provided remotely.
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. ESS are open to the community and may be provided in combination with Birth to Three services.
To inquire about services or to schedule an appointment, contact Jenny Geiken at 920.737.0477 or jlgeiken@hnhnew.org.

What our friends are
"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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