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Support to Meet Your Communication Goals

At HKNC, you’ll develop communication strategies tailored to your needs. You’ll have the opportunity to learn braille, sign language, haptics and more, while participating in HKNC’s adult learning community.

Design Your Own Program

Training Options to Fit Your Goals

Our communication training programs let you create a plan to achieve your goals. Choose from training in a variety of communication methods, as well as academic and life skills preparation.

Braille Training

Learn tactile reading and writing skills to empower you to learn and connect with your world.

Communication Skills

Receive training in Beginners Sign Language, Tactile American Sign Language and Haptics.


Gain skills for communicating across distances using telecommunications technologies, skills and tools.

Academic & Life Skills

Polish up your academic skills with math and English instruction and college preparation training. Learn banking and budgeting skills to achieve greater independence.

Contact your regional representative to learn more about HKNC assistance.

Meeting Your Goals

Preparation for Higher Education

Find out if college is right for you.

You’ll learn about:
  • How to explore college programs of interest.
  • Admissions requirements and study skills.
  • Assistive technology and other supports that can help you succeed in the classroom. 
  • How to advocate for yourself to get the resources you need from the academic and student-service offices at your school.
You’ll have the opportunity to:
  • Enroll in an entry-level class at a local college or university.
  • Get a taste of college life.
  • Learn firsthand what it takes to find and access supports.
  • Put your new skills to the test in a real classroom setting.