Read more about the resources we provide, the Hands and Voices areas of focus, and download the North Dakota Hands & Voices Resource Manual.

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Hands & Voices is dedicated to supporting families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology.  We are a parent-driven non-profit organization providing families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.  Our outreach activities, parent/professional collaboration, and advocacy efforts are focused on enabling Deaf and Hard of Hearing children to reach their highest potential.

Kellie Thorman

Coordinator, Parent

Meet Our Team


We invite you to become a member of Hands & Voices.  Your membership benefits include: The quarterly Hands & Voices Newspaper, THE COMMUNICATOR; reduced fees to attend workshops, and advocacy assistance priority. 



What Works for Your Child is
What Makes the Choice Right.


Our philosophy

What's New?

In your family, do you talk or sign?  Or cue? Whatever you do, we need you.  If you are directly, indirectly or potentially involved with children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families we need you...

North Dakota
​Hands & Voices

A Rallying Cry

We Need All Your


approved for 'guide by your side' program

North Dakota Hands & Voices has been approved to start Guide By Your Side in our state!  Our Parent Guide training is scheduled for April 12th and 13th in Minot, ND.  All are welcome for the initial portion of the training that includes an overview of Hands & Voices and the Guide By Your Side Program.