Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths & Adults (HKNC)


Helen's Run/Walk 2017

April 23, 2017

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Giving people who are deaf-blind the tools to live, work and thrive in the communities of their choice.

Just Released:

Check out two new videos celebrating 2016 Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness.
Click here for Marissa's Video.
Click here for David's Video.

Now Offering:

HKNC PLD is pleased to announce the release of a new course for BOTH professionals and families:
Confident Living: A Course for People Supporting Older Adults with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss


CONNECT!, HKNC's electronic newsletter is now live. Go to https://www.helenkeller.org/hknc/newsletters/fall-2016

Experience HKNC

Live. Live your life on your terms.

Work. Prepare for a great job, pursue your passion or devote yourself to a cause.

Thrive. Define success in your own way—and achieve it.

At HKNC, you'll find the training, resources and support to make all this possible

Our team of experts will work closely with you to develop an individualized action plan tailored to your needs and goals, and everything you learn will have practical, real world applications. One-on-one training, cutting-edge technology, hands-on learning and the opportunity to interact with people who know firsthand the challenges you face—it's all part of the HKNC experience.

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What We Offer

HKNC Locations

HKNC operates a residential training facility at our headquarters in Sands Point, New York.

Check out our FAQs about training at HKNC headquarters.

Our national network of regional offices brings HKNC resources to your neighborhood.

HKNC Locations
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National Registry

HKNC maintains a confidential national registry of people who are deaf-blind. The information we collect informs our research and program planning, and enhances our advocacy efforts.

National Registry

HKNC Voices

Woman sitting in front of braille display and keyboard

"I know what it's like to struggle to learn braille."

-Maricar, Instructor

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"Learning mobility gives you true independence"

-Adriana, Student

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"My training has made me more of a complete person."

-Joey, Student

Success Story

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Marissa’s Story: It Takes a Team

Marissa’s team at HKNC helped her find the light in the dark—and a path back to her career in school counseling.

Go to Marissa's Story Go to All HKNC Success Stories