Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults
Information and Support
North Central Region
PO Box 465, Willard, OH, 44890-0465
Distance: 98 Miles
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National facility which provides evaluation, independent living skills and mobility training, short-term comprehensive vocational rehabilitation and assistance with jobs and residential placement for Americans who are deaf-blind.
Resources available for the deaf and blind include:
* Causes, demographics, career possibilities, and national registry
* Programs and services offered locally (short term training)
* Information on combined vision and hearing loss
* Youth programs
* Senior Adult Services for people age 55+
* Confident Living Program: On the Road for people over 55
* Summer training for high school students (2-week or 8-week)
* Training for professionals serving the deaf-blind population
* Advocacy and coordination of services for the deaf-blind community
- Private pay
- Adults with disabilities
- Blind or visually impaired
- Deaf or hard-of-hearing
- Older adults with disabilities
Any citizen of the United States who is 16 years of age and older with a combined hearing and vision loss is eligible to apply to the Center for training programs.
Older adult programs serve people ages 55 and older with combined vision and hearing loss.
Many services can be covered by state funds through Vocational Rehabilitation, Deaf and Hard of Hearing or Blind state services.
State of Minnesota (as well as Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Wisconsin)
- Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults 141 Middle Neck Rd, Sands Point, NY, 11050-1218
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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LH-2700.1700Disease/Disability Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
A disability that is characterized by a combination of hearing and visual impairments.