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Main entrance to HKNC with Helen Keller quote - While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done."

 

OUR MISSION: The mission of the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults is to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live and work in his or her community of choice.

 

Authorized by an Act of Congress in 1967, the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC) is a national rehabilitation program serving youth and adults who are deaf-blind.

 

WHO WE SERVE: The Center provides services to youth and adults who are deaf-blind according to the definition of deaf-blindness in the Helen Keller Act. 

Click here for more information about who we serve.

 

WHERE WE ARE LOCATED: The Center operates a residential and training facility at our headquarters in Sands Point, NY. Switchboard hours at headquarters are 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. 

Click here for directions to our headquarters.

 

Support services for youth and adults who are deaf-blind, their families and the professionals who serve them across the country are provided through our system of field services. For a listing of our regional offices, click here.

 

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Updates: last modified 11/19/2013