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.****

Cochlear Implant Spring Gathering

Children's Nebraska is holding a Spring Gathering for individuals with cochlear implants and potential cochlear implant candidates.  The free event will be May 4th from 1-3 PM in the Solarium area of the main hospital. RSVP to Fran Tvrdy: 402-955-5652 or ftvrdy@childrensnebraska.org.

Reunión de primavera sobre implantes cocleares

Children's Nebraska está celebrando una reunión de primavera para personas con implantes cocleares y candidatos potenciales a implantes cocleares. El evento gratuito será el 4 de mayo de 1 a 3 p. m. en el área de Solarium del hospital principal. Confirme su asistencia a Fran Tvrdy: 402-955-5652 o ftvrdy@childrensnebraska.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.

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 | 

The MRP Post

The first quarter edition of The MRP Post is available.  Use this link to access the newsletter:  The MRP Post 1st quarter 


La edición del primer trimestre de The MRP Post ya está disponible. Utilice este enlace para acceder al boletín: La publicación MRP