Welcome to the
Helen Keller National Center
for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC)
Our mission: to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live, work, and thrive in their community of choice.
Helen's Run/Walk 2015 - Sunday, April 19th, 2015.
Register TODAY! Click on the logo below for more information and to register or CLICK HERE to download a copy of the form in Word.
Professional Learning Opportunities
April: Professional Seminar for Orientation and Mobility Instructors
Part 1 Online: April 11-24, 2015; Part 2 On-site - April 27-30, 2015
April: Whole Life Planning in Community Based Programs
Part 1 Online: April 11-24, 2015; Part 2 On-site - May 11-13, 2015
Signs of Technology: An ASL Resource
HKNC has created a reference guide of signs used to describe technology. A series of videos, organized by category and alphabetically, are presented in American Sign Language, voice, text and with text transcripts of how to produce the signs. Click here to go to Signs of Technology: An ASL Resource
HABEN GIRMA ELECTED BOARD TRUSTEE HELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
Haben Girma has been elected as a Trustee of the Board for Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB), announced Thomas J. Edwards, President & CEO of Helen Keller Services for the Blind and the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths & Adults (HKNC). Click here to read more!
CONNECT! with HKNC - Read our latest CONNECT! enewsletter
CELEBRATING SUCCESS AT HKNC!
Meet the Students - Sheila
Sheila's video transcript
CLICK HERE for more Success stories
NATIONAL DEAF-BLIND EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM (NDBEDP)
If you are deaf-blind, you may qualify for free telecommunications devices and training!
Click here to learn more about "iCANCONNECT" - the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program
Read how the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program continues to change lives:
"iCanConnect Helps Deaf-Blind Americans Access the Internet"
"HIGH-TECH ITEMS GIVING DEAF-BLIND ONLINE ACCESS"
LEARN ABOUT TECHNOLOGY used by people who are deaf-blind through HKNC's videos:
Text version of script
CLICK BELOW to view "Communications Technology for People Who are Deaf-Blind" (CC with descriptive video)
CLICK BELOW to view "Communications Technology for People Who are Deaf-Blind" (with ASL)
DID YOU KNOW?
HKNC Conference Center is High Tech...
Wi-Fi and Cell Phone Access on Campus...
Join our Team - CHECK HERE FOR Employment Opportunities at HKNC
FOR HKNC STAFF
Staff email access
HKNC's website is UNDER CONSTRUCTION! A new and more informative website is in the works. Stay tuned!
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Updates: last modified 03/26/2015