State Resources-Nebraska

The resources listed below provide information and referral or direct services to deaf and hard of hearing children.  They will be able to answer your questions about deafness and related information, or refer you to the most appropriate organizations and services in your area.  This is not a comprehensive list, but rather a starting point to help you identify the different types of services available statewide.  The State Office of Special Education provides information about local elementary and secondary programs for deaf and hard of hearing students.

LOCAL SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Kearney Public Schools

310 West 24th
Kearney, NE  68847
TTY/V: 308-698-8019
Fax: 308-698-8035
Website: http://www.kearneypublicschools.org/

Nebraska Regional Program for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
ESU #9
1117 E. South Street
Hastings, NE 68901
402-463-5611
Website:http://nrpdhh.esu9.org/

DEAF-BLIND SERVICES
Helen Keller National Center, Region 7
4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Suite 108
Shawnee Mission, KS 66205
TTY/V: 913-677-4562
FAX: 913-677-1544
Website: http://www.HKNC.org

STATE OFFICE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Nebraska Department of Education
Special Populations Office
301 Centennial Mall South
PO Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509-4987
TTY/V: 402-471-2296
FAX: 402-471-0117
Website: http://www.education.ne.gov/sped/

STATE OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
4600 Valley Road, Suite 420
Lincoln, NE 68510-4844
TTY/V: 402-471-3593
Toll Free: 1-800-545-6244
FAX: 402-471-3067
Website: http://www.ncdhh.ne.gov/

STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
Vocational Rehabilitation
P.O. Box 94987
Lincoln, NE 68509
402-471-3644
Toll free: 877-637-3422 or 877-NE-REHAB
FAX: 402-471-0788
Website:  http://vr.nebraska.gov/

RESOURCE AND SERVICE CENTERS ON DEAFNESS
Boy’s Town National Research Hospital

555 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68131
TTY/V: 402-452-5059
FAX: 402-452-5028
Website: http://www.boystownhospital.org/

Gallaudet University Regional Center
Gallaudet University Regional Center
John A. Logan College
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918
Website: http://www.jalc.edu/gurc/

 

Last revised January 2015

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