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.
MRP Second Quarter Advisory Meeting
The second quarter advisory meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 30th from 4:30-6:00 pm. This meeting will be held via Zoom. To join the meeting please use this link:
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I. Open Meeting and Meeting Etiquette
II. Minutes from First Quarter
III. Past Activities and Workshops
IV. Future Activities and Workshops
V. Topics to Share and Discuss
A. Parent Workshop Ideas
B. Summer Enrichment Ideas and Format
VI. Next Advisory Meeting
Date: February 22, 2021
Format: Virtual or Zoom
Kids in Action:
All Things Outside: Summer Enrichment 2021
A day at Scatter Joy Acres.
We had fun petting the kids, puppies and many other animals.
Fun with water.
Splish, splash what a blast cooling off with water games.
Students in 3rd-6th grades explored the Omaha Children's Museum and the Nebraska Deaf Heritage Museum and Cultural Center. The students explored various areas in the Omaha Children's Museum and rode the carousel. Linsay Darnall, Jr, Daniel Darnall, and Jonathan Scherling shared their knowledge and the history of the Nebraska School for the Deaf. Did you know that before Omaha's skyline developed, students could stand on the roof of a building of Nebraska School for the Deaf and see the Iowa School for the Deaf?
To participate in any Nebraska Regional Program activity students must have a completed Medical Needs and Authorizations/Permission Releases completed and on file prior to the activity/event. You can download and completed the forms here:
For those who are new to MRP:
I want my child to join MRP or complete the Medical Needs and Authorization/Permission Release documents in the "Important Documents" section.
How to stay connected with MRP...
Remind (text alerts from MRP)
Need an Interpreter?
For adults and non-school sponsored events
Suggested Procedures for Calling Interpreters
Identify yourself and your agency.
Ask if the interpreter is available to interpret at the specific time that you need someone. Do not disclose any confidential information until the interpreter has stated that they are available.
If the interpreter is available for that date and time, give the interpreter the confidential information regarding location, deaf client's name, type of setting, etc.
WHAT'S NEW OR IN THE NEWS?
California School for the Deaf - Riverside's Amazing Football Season
California School for the Deaf - Riverside had a 12-0 season up to the championship game. Watch the interview on their amazing season on CNN 10 (at 2:05 minutes).