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
Parent Power Hour (PPH)
Feb. 13 - Apr. 10, 2023 - @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
PARENT POWER HOUR offers eight (8) 1-hour interactive learning opportunities where families will converse about how ASL is used within their routines, discover and develop ASL skills. Learn grammar, culture, have real conversations, get feedback and have fun!  Groups are facilitated by a D/HH community member and are held simultaneously with DHH Playgroups. 

Meetings are open to HNH families; registration required by 2/6/23.
Facilitator: Kate Lewandowski


Mar. 24, 2023

Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Playgroup - 2023 Spring Session
Mar. 27, 2023 - @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Connecting children, families and communities through play! DHH PLAYGROUP meets regularly 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 January 27, 2023

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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