Welcome to Metro Regional Program for Children who are Deaf and 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.

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The Listening and Learning Lab at Vanderbilt is in the final stage of development for a fatigue questionnaire for children with hearing loss and other communication disorders. This questionnaire will be available to schools and clinics upon its completion. Participants are still needed to fill out an online questionnaire. You may qualify if you are in the following categories: -Parent of child with or without hearing loss between the ages of 6-17-Child with or without hearing loss between the ages of 11-17*If both parent and child will complete the questionnaire, they must be at the computer at the same time. -Teachers (general educators, deaf educators, special educators), speech-language pathologists, and audiologists working with children with hearing loss age 6-17 PARENT/CHILD LINK: https://is.gd/vfschlfatiguescaleTEACHER LINK: https://is.gd/teacherfatigue3surveys Feel free to pass this information along to any families or school service providers who may be interested in participating. Thanks! Hilary Davis, Au.D., CCC-APediatric AudiologistVanderbilt Bill Wilkerson CenterDepartment of Hearing and Speech SciencesAudiology Clinic: 615-936-8532Listening and Learning Lab: 615-936-4684Fax: 615-875-1410hilary.davis@vumc.org.

Sign Language Interpreter

Fairbury Public Schools is accepting applications for an educational sign language interpreter. The educational sign language interpreter would be responsible for effectively facilitating communication and education access for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing. Their primary role of the educational sign language interpreter is to represent instruction, interactions, and auditory information in the language modality used by the child in order to allow for full participation in the educational experience.

This position is a full time position.

Successful applicants must meet the requirements of 92 NAC 51 (Nebraska Special Education Rule 51).

Click here to apply: applications link

Thanks!

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Lindsey Hinzmann, M.A.

Coordinator

Southeast Nebraska Regional Program for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

5200 South 75th Street

Lincoln, NE 68516

lhinzma@lps.org

(402)436-1896

Fax: (402)436-1864

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