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Facts about the Coronavirus/Covid-19 in American Sign Language

We at Mill Neck Family of Organizations care about our students, individuals we serve, families, staff members and our communities. We want you to have access to the Facts on Coronavirus or COVID19. We are using the message sent out by UNICEF in ASL and International Sign. Please share.

Facts about the Coronavirus/Covid-19 in International Sign

We at Mill Neck Family of Organizations care about our students, individuals we serve, families, staff members and our communities. We want you to have access to the Facts on Coronavirus or COVID19. We are using the message sent out by UNICEF in ASL and International Sign. Please share.

MNIS Partners with LIRID for Emergency Conference Workshop

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

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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Sign language interpreters relay the good and bad at meetings

With a town board divided along partisan lines and an audience of outspoken regulars, the meetings of the Hempstead Town Board can get acrimonious. Few know that better than the sign language interpreters tasked with standing before the gathered public and translating all the bickering, accusations and admonishments for the local deaf community.

A Second Chance to Make a Difference

When Katherine Montero was given a “do over” in her professional career at age 39, she jumped on it. Read More

Visor Card Bill Passes

CBS news came to the Mill Neck Manor campus to interview Mill Neck Services staff and legislator Joshua Lafazan on a very important bill that passed in September. This bill directs the Nassau County Police Department to publish “visor cards” for Deaf and Hard of Hearing motorists to identify their preferred method of communication.
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Suffolk County Bill Passed

Suffolk County Bill Passed

A long overdue bill was passed after months of advocating for the Deaf community to the Nassau County Legislators. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran signed a bill stating that American Sign Language Interpreters shall be provided at all emergency press conferences held in Nassau County. Read More

A Big Win for the Deaf Community

A long overdue bill was passed after months of advocating for the Deaf community to the Nassau County Legislators. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran signed a bill stating that American Sign Language Interpreters shall be provided at all emergency press conferences held in Nassau County. Read More

Sagamore Hill

MNS Partners with Sagamore Hill

In order to become more Deaf-friendly, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site in Oyster Bay, N.Y., partnered with Mill Neck Services to teach their employees American Sign Language (ASL). Read More