Community events

Student and Family Community Events

No current Student and Family Community Events

AG Bell Learning Experience and Adventure Program (LEAP)

The LEAP Program offers the opportunity for middle schoolers to connect virtually with other students who are  deaf or hard of hearing and use Listening and Spoken Language to communicate!  Activities and games are run by adults who are deaf or hard of hearing and use LSL to communicate. 

Date: October 8, 2022

For: Grades 6-8

Cost: FREE!

Registration: Click here to register online  

Hands & Voices Fall Bash

The Nebraska Hands & Voices Organization is hosting its annual Fall Bash in 4 locations across the state.  Attendees will enjoy the opportunity to network and participate in a variety of activities.
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 PM
Location: Chalco Hills Recreation Area (8901 S 154th St. Omaha 68138)
Date: Sunday, October 16, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 PM
Location: Helgoth’s Pumpkin Patch (121 Eagle Road, St. Libory 68872)
Date: Sunday, October 16, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm-3:00 PM
Location: Homestead Pumpkin Patch (6459 S Homestead Road, North Platte 69101)
Date: Sunday, October 23, 2022
Time: 1:00 pm-4:00 PM
Location: Fanny’s Fruit Farm & Pumpkin UpickitPatch (11549 Road 46, Gurley 69141)
 
Cost: Free admission to immediate family members!
Registration: Registration is required 1 week prior to event and can be completed via the online form

Hands & Voices Mom’s Night Inn

The Nebraska Hands & Voices Organization is hosting two Mom’s Night Inn events.  This experience will be full of learning, networking, and fun!

Date: Saturday, November 5 – Sunday, November 6, 2022
Location: Fairfield Inn and Suites (902 Winter Creek Drive, Scottsbluff 69361)
Cost: $40 for members; $50 for non-members (scholarships available)
Registration: Register online by October 27.

Date: Saturday, February 4 – Sunday, February 5, 2023
Location: Best Western Inn and Suites (2201 Wildcat Drive, Lincoln 68521)
Cost: $40 for members; $50 for non-members (scholarships available)
Registration: Register online by January 26.
 

Professional Community Events

No current Professional Community Events

Ethical Application of Demand Control Schema Flyer
NCDHH will be offering two FREE webinars through Zoom on Wednesday, October 12th or Monday, October 24th from 6 to 9 pm. “Ethical Application of Demand Control Schema: Today’s Ethics and Evaluation” will be presented in ASL by Jonathan Shive of Shive Solutions. The same webinar will be offered on two different dates to afford participants the best opportunity to obtain 3 hours of continuing education specifically in ethics to meet licensure requirements in Nebraska. During this workshop, Jonathan will discuss the relevant factors that guide ASL interpreters through ethical decision-making processes. The influence of personal ethics, ethical standards and other frameworks will be discussed. Pick one of the dates, mark your calendars for this awesome opportunity, and stay tuned for more information to come!
Dates: October 12, 2022 or October 24, 2022
Interpreting in Mental Health Settings Flyer
The Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will be hosting an in-person interpreter workshop at UNO presented in ASL by Steve Hamerdinger, Director of Office of Deaf Services at the Alabama Department of Mental Health. Steve is a Deaf professional and advocate for deaf and hard of hearing people. His work revolves around contexts related to deaf and hard of hearing persons and their mental well-being from childhood to end of life. He is an advocate for Deaf rights and has been a prominent influence in this field since the early 1980s. Steve is also one of the leaders of the Alabama Mental Health Interpreter Training (MHIT) Project which is a comprehensive program that trains interpreters in a practice profession approach to mental health interpreting.  Click the link above for a flyer with more workshop details!

Date: Friday, September 30, 2022 (6-9 pm) and Saturday, October 1 (9 am – 4 pm)

Registration: To register, mail the registration form (click here) by September 16th