Stories

Sign Language Campers Make a Splash!

August 19, 2019 | Stories

Sign campers had a great time at Mill Neck’s Sign Language Camp for Hearing Kids this summer! They made long-lasting friendships, immersed themselves in Deaf culture and learned American Sign Language (ASL) in the process!

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LCMS Convention & JOB Award Dinner

August 19, 2019 | Stories

Lutheran Friends of the Deaf (LFD) attended the National LCMS Convention in Tampa, Fla., this summer. There, LFD staff members spread the word about Deaf Ministry and teamed up Center for Hearing Health (CHH) who gave free hearing screenings and hearing aid cleanings to over 200 attendees with their Mobile Audiology Van.

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CHH Hosts First-Ever Mill Neck Hearing Health Expo

August 19, 2019 | Stories

The Center for Hearing Health, a nonprofit agency that provides the highest quality and prefered practice standards of audiological services to children and adults in the New York area, held Mill Neck’s first-ever Hearing Health Expo this month.

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MNIS Partners with LIRID for Emergency Conference Workshop

August 19, 2019 | Stories

Mill Neck Interpreter Service (MNIS) partnered with Long Island Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (LIRID) to launch a workshop called “Emergency Press Conference Interpreting: Just the Basics,” at Nassau Community College on June 22, 2019.

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Bill Proposed to Amend Nassau Human Rights Law

August 19, 2019 | Stories

An ongoing advocate for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community, Nassau County legislator Joshua Lafazan stood side-by-side with Mill Neck Services (MNS) employees to announce a new proposed bill at a press conference in Mineola, in June.

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DEC Student Artwork Displayed at the Manor

August 19, 2019 | Stories

This summer, beautiful artwork made by the Deaf Education Center students was displayed throughout the first floor of the Mill Neck Manor. The student art in the exhibit represented students aged 2-22, and featured themes like multimedia two-dimensional and three-dimensional work inspired by Keith Haring, Georgia O’Keefe, Rene Magritte, Steampunk Counterculture and more!

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MNI Works with Nellie Zabel Foundation in Chile

August 19, 2019 | Stories

Deaf women in Chile, South America, are learning skills they can use to help their community “take flight” to far-reaching horizons in a project called, “Flight Lessons: Pioneers of the Deaf Community.” The Nellie Zabel Foundation (named after Nellie Zabel, who became the first Deaf woman to earn a pilot’s license in 1928) led their […]

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