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. 1 - Dec. 18, 2020
CHATT
Consultation about Hearing, Assistance, and Teaching/Therapy

CHATT will cultivate capacity and empower you on your hearing journey! Are you looking for ways to adjust to your child’s hearing difference?  Do you have questions about the impact your child’s hearing difference may have on their communication, education, or their future?  Are you looking for strategies to support your child’s development comfortably and confidently?
Contact us to schedule a consultation.

* ESS/CHATT services are held at the Hand-N-Hand Program Center with COVID-19 safety precautions in place. Virtual sessions may be arranged.



Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Playgroup - Caterpillar Group (ages 15 mos. to 3 yrs.)
Dec. 7, 2020 - @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Connecting children, families and communities through play! DHH PLAYGROUP meets regularly (October 5 - December 7, 2020) and offers children ages 15 mos. to 3 yrs. who are deaf and hard of hearing and their parents/caregivers the opportunity to have fun and learn in a friendly environment that promotes language, early literacy, and social & emotional development.
Registration is required by September 21, 2020 and is limited to 4 children + one parent or caregiver/child.

* DHH Playgroups are held at the Hand-N-Hand Program Center with COVID-19 safety precautions in place. 



Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Playgroup - Caterpillar Group (ages 15 mos. to 3 yrs.)
Dec. 14, 2020 - @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Connecting children, families and communities through play! DHH PLAYGROUP meets regularly (October 5 - December 7, 2020) and offers children ages 15 mos. to 3 yrs. who are deaf and hard of hearing and their parents/caregivers the opportunity to have fun and learn in a friendly environment that promotes language, early literacy, and social & emotional development.
Registration is required by September 21, 2020 and is limited to 4 children + one parent or caregiver/child.

* DHH Playgroups are held at the Hand-N-Hand Program Center with COVID-19 safety precautions in place. 

What our friends are
saying
"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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