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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.

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WHAT'S NEW?

Helen's Run/Walk 2015 - Sunday, April 19th, 2015.

THANK YOU EVERYONE! We had a great turnout and appreciate your support!

Graphic: Text- Helen's Run/Walk on top and right side of square. Blue box has number 5 and fingerspelled "K" to the right of it. 2015 is at the bottom of box.

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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

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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

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HABEN GIRMA ELECTED BOARD TRUSTEE HELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND

Photo: Haben Girma

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!

 

 

 

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CONNECT!  with HKNC - Read our latest CONNECT! enewsletter

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CELEBRATING SUCCESS AT HKNC!

Meet the Students: Anthony M.

CLICK HERE for more Success stories

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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"

        CLICK HERE for Transcript of embedded video about the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program.  

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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)

 

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

HKNC Conference Center  is High Tech...

 

Wi-Fi and Cell Phone Access on Campus...

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

        Join our Team - CHECK HERE FOR Employment Opportunities at HKNC

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PORTAL FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS IN O&M SEMINAR

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FOR HKNC STAFF

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HKNC's website is UNDER CONSTRUCTION! A new and more informative website is in the works. Stay tuned!


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