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Using Technology to Increase the Independence of Older Adults with Combined Hearing and Vision Loss - 8/20/2021

Date: Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm CDT

Description: The Helen Keller National Center for DeafBlind Youths and Adults (HKNC) is the only national Comprehensive and Vocational Rehabilitation Program exclusively for youths and adults with a combined hearing and vision loss. The residential-based training program located at its headquarters in Sands Point, Long Island, NY, provides vocational training and assistance to consumers in locating employment, housing and community resources in their community of choice. NOTE: During the COVID-19 pandemic, all classes are being conducted virtually.

Field services include 10 regional offices with 11 regional representatives, 11 DeafBlind specialists, 3 youth coordinators and a California based Community Services Program.

Additional programs include:  Summer Youth Programs; a Senior Adult Program; a New York Community Services Program; an Information, Research and Professional Development Department; a DeafBlind Immersion Experience; and internships through a Professional Learning and Leadership Institute.

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