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Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC)
Executive Director: Joseph J. McNulty
Address: 141 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY, 11050
Voice: (516) 944-8900
TTY: (516) 944-8637
Fax: (516) 944-7302
The mission of the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC) is to enable all individuals who are deaf-blind to live and work in the community of their choice. HKNC provides comprehensive vocational rehabilitation training and assistance with job and residential placements. Services in the field include 10 regional offices, more than 40 affiliated agencies, a National Training Team, the Older Adult Program, and the National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness. HKNC serves all adult Americans who are deaf-blind or have severe vision and hearing impairments and maintains a national registry of individuals who are deaf-blind. Professional fact sheets and brochures/pamphlets are available, with some materials in Braille.