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Better Living Starts Here

Managing your home can be a challenge when you have vision loss. What’s the safest way to chop vegetables? How do you deal with spills? How do you handle the mail? How do you know you’re pouring from the right container? You’ll find the answers to these questions and so much more during your daily living training at Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB). From cooking and cleaning to budgeting and paying the bills, you’ll acquire the skills you need to live as independently as possible.

How HKSB Can Help

At HKSB, you’ll receive practical, hands-on training designed to give you the tools to tackle real-world situations.

Every lesson is designed to give you as realistic an experience as possible. Learning by doing will enable you to identify potential problems and develop strategies that will work for you on a daily basis.

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You will learn how to use adaptive equipment and techniques to cook. You will be able to plan menus and take advantage of online grocery-delivery services.

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You will learn how to clean and maintain your space, do your laundry and put your home in order with labeling, food storage and clothing organization systems.

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You will learn how to create a budget and pay your bills and utilize helpful apps on your smartphone.

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You will learn how to communicate more effectively utilizing your smartphone.


Increase your Independence

Increase your independence by developing your daily living skills in cooking, cleaning, managing your finances and communication through individualized training with our experts.

Adaptive equipment and resources include:

  • Large-button phones
  • Large-face clocks and talking alarm clocks
  • Talking watches
  • Signature guides

Additional resources include:

  • Tactual markers and other labeling mechanisms
  • Recorders
  • Braille and large-print materials