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Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults


Contact Information

141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050

516-944-8900 (Voice)
516-944-8908 (Voice)
516-944-8637 (Voice - TTY)

Internet Resources


Abstract

The mission of the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults (HKNC) is to enable all those who are deaf-blind to live and work the community of their choice. It provides comprehensive vocational rehabilitation training at its headquarters in New York and assistance with job and residential placements when training is completed. Services in the field include 10 regional offices, over 40 affiliated agencies, a National Training Team and an Older Adult Program. HKNC is a partner in the National Technical Assistance Consortium for Children and Young Adults Who are Deaf-Blind and with DB-LINK, a clearinghouse for information on deaf-blindness. HKNC also maintains a national registry of individuals who are deaf-blind.

Publications

HKNC publishes NAT-CENT News, Giving Newsletter, Fact Sheets, brochures.

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Notes


Audit

Date Entered: 12/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/13/2013
Date Revised: 5/31/2013
Health Referral Number: HR2702
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