Professional Learning


Seminar participants and interpreters sit at tables listening and taking notes as instructor lectures in front of screen.

HKNC is a leader in professional learning, “training the trainers” to work with the DeafBlind community.


HKNC offers unparalleled professional development opportunities for people who work with DeafBlind individuals. Our staff conducts professional seminars at our headquarters in Sands Point, New York, and offers customized training across the country through both on-site and online programs.

Ideal for certified orientation and mobility specialists, adaptive technology instructors, community-based service providers and other professionals in the rehabilitation field, HKNC’s workshops, conferences and short-term training programs can help you to build your skills, improve the quality of life of the people you serve and advance your career.

Our instructors possess unique expertise in the area of dual sensory loss. Drawing on the latest research and tapping into trends in the field, they develop courses with practical applications, ensuring that your HKNC training will make a real difference in your daily work.

On-Site Trainings and Webinars

Our on-site and virtual programs and seminars feature small classes that foster a high level of personal attention and maximize hands-on learning opportunities.

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Online Courses

Our online training modules offer maximum flexibility, enabling you to balance your studies with your work and family obligations. You can complete your classwork at home, at the time of day that makes the most sense for you.

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Online Learning Tools & Information

Take advantage of free online resources, including instructional videos.

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As thought leaders in their fields, HKNC staff members are often involved in publishing new work

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