Welcome to Metro Regional Program for Children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.

The Metro Regional Program (MRP) is a division of the Nebraska Regional Programs. Our mission is to provide support for the unique educational, socio-emotional, cultural, and transition needs of children who have a hearing loss ages birth through graduation from high school and their families, through cooperative regional planning of interactive activities, organizations, and career explorations that meet or exceed the Nebraska Department of Education standards. 

How to join the MRP:  complete the annual health/permission forms so your son or daughter can participate in activities.  

Click here for the Important Documents page for the forms.

****Check out the Student Activities section for information on upcoming activities.****

****Check out the Professional Opportunities section under "More" for offerings.****

Family Camp is Back!

The Nebraska Regional Programs are hosting another Family Camp in September.  Families will have the opportunity to network with other families with children with hearing differences, socialize with Deaf and Hard of Hearing role models, and just hang-out as a family.  Space is limited to register now.  Use the QR code on the flyer to register.

¡Vuelve el Campamento Familiar!

Los programas regionales de Nebraska están organizando otro campamento familiar en septiembre. Las familias tendrán la oportunidad de relacionarse con otras familias con niños con diferencias auditivas, socializar con modelos a seguir para sordos y personas con dificultades auditivas y simplemente pasar el rato en familia. El espacio es limitado para registrarse ahora. Use el código QR en el folleto para registrarse.

2023 Extravaganza Flyer (1).pdf

Elementary Extravaganza

Third-sixth graders can join the fun at the 2023 Elementary Extravaganza to be held Sept. 15-16, 2023.  The activity will be at the SAC Museum and the Omaha Association of the Deaf. Registration is due by Sept. 5th.  Use the QR code on the flyer to the left to register.

Students must have a completed Nebraska Regional Program Medical and Authorization/Permission form to attend.  This is link to the online health and permission form: NRP 2023-24 Health and Permission Form 

2023 Extravaganza Flyer Spanish.pdf

Extravagancia elemental

Los estudiantes de tercer a sexto grado pueden unirse a la diversión en el Elementary Extravaganza 2023 que se llevará a cabo del 15 al 16 de septiembre de 2023. La actividad será en el Museo SAC y la Asociación de Sordos de Omaha. La inscripción debe realizarse antes del 5 de septiembre. Use el código QR en el volante a la izquierda para registrarse.

Los estudiantes deben tener un formulario médico y de autorización/permiso completo del Programa Regional de Nebraska para asistir. Este es el enlace al formulario de permiso y salud en línea: NRP 2023-24 Formulario de permiso y salud

Brain Imaging Study of Hearing Loss in Children

Parents, Boys Town National Research Hospital is conducting a research study into how hearing loss impacts attention, memory, and language tasks.  See the flyer for additional information.   If you are interested in your child participating contact the Cognitive and Sensory Imaging laboratory: 531-365-8937 or casi.lab@boystown.org | 

Have you ever wondered how information is collected for research?  Would you like for your child to help inform best practices for professionals?

Boys Town National Research Hospital is conducting several research studies on listening.  If you are interested in learning more about these opportunities click here for additional information.