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.
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.
Fifteen-year-old Anna Tast, who is a senior Girl Scout from Troop 755 in Suffolk County, built a garden from the ground up for Mill Neck Services’ Day Habilitation participants. She did this as part of her Girl Scouts Gold Award, which required her to build a sustainable project that would help the community.
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.
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.
Another successful year has passed at Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf. Deaf and Hard of Hearing students from preschool, middle school and high school have left the school year behind more prepared and excited to begin their new journey ahead.
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!
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 […]