Hands & Voices Event At Nature Center July 9


Hands & Voices New Mexico Chapter (HVNM) is hosting an event in Los Alamos at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center.  Event is scheduled for Saturday, from 10:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 9.

There are three components to the event, and they are all FREE!:

  • 10:30 a.m.: Participate in the PEEC program nature hike.
  • 11:45 a.m.:  Learn about the college transition as a deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH) student from Chloe Madsen Keilers, a sophomore at Stanford.
  • 12:15 p.m.: Meet, mingle and munch with other families with D/HH children, D/HH adults, and professionals who work with them.

Learn and share with other families with D/HH children. All communication modalities are welcome! All educational choices are welcome! All ages are welcome! Deaf and hard of hearing adults and professional who work with D/HH children are always welcome.

Please RSVP to parentgroup@hvnm.org

Pajarito Environmental Education Center at the Los Alamos Nature Center is located at 2600 Canyon Road, Los Alamos.

For more information about the presentation, information about this event, maps, or additional details, visit http://www.hvnm.org/los-alamos.html or facebook.com/handsandvoicesnm.

If you would like to help support this program and others like this, please send your tax deductible donation to:

Hands & Voices New Mexico Chapter
P.O. Box 90804
Albuquerque, NM  87119

Hands & Voices New Mexico Chapter (HVNM) is dedicated to supporting families with children who are D/HH without a bias around communication modes or methodology.  We’re a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families and others who care about children who are deaf or hard of hearing with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.

HVNM provides outreach activities, parent/professional collaboration, and advocacy efforts that result in systemic change that empower children who are deaf or hard of hearing to reach their highest potential.

HVNM values:

  • Communication mode as a personal choice and right of the family.
  • Access to Information and Services.
  • Collaboration between families and professionals.
  • Right to fluid communication at home, school and in the community.
  • Respect for family culture.