HKNC’s staff members are on the leading edge of the field of DeafBlindness. They collaborate with experts around the world. 

Zoom Video-Conferencing: Accessibility Practices for People who are DeafBlind

This downloadable resource provides you with information on making video conferencing accessible for people who are DeafBlind.

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Haptic Communication

We are proud to announce the recent publication of Haptic Communication, the American edition of Haptisk Kommunikasjon by Hildebjorg Bjorge, Kathrine Goborg Rehder and Magni Øveras. Available in both hard copy and electronic formats, the book describes the basic techniques and applications of Haptic Communication for various audiences including receivers and an array of extended networks that support individuals who are deaf-blind (e.g., family, friends, professionals, co-workers and interpreters).

Order now in the following ways:

Purchase the iBooks Version in epub3 or fixed layout.

Purchase the Kindle Version at Amazon.

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Haptics: An Overview

This downloadable white paper provides a brief overview of Haptics. 

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Support Service Provider White Paper

This paper is the most comprehensive publication to date on SSPs. It includes information about the role of SSPs, how SSP services developed in the United States, what is currently known about how to establish and operate SSP programs and train SSPs, and challenges that exist in ensuring that high-quality SSP services are available in communities.