Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults: Great Plains Region Office

General Information

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults: Great Plains Region Office
450 E. Park Street
Olathe Kansas 1 66061-5410
(913) 677 4562
beth.jordan@hknc.org
http://www.helenkeller.org

Brief Description

Does not provide transportation, but may travel to the home of the consumer if more convenient.
Videophone #: 913-227-4282

Staff

Beth Jordan, Regional Representative, beth.jordan@hknc.org

Diana Meier, Administrative Assistant, dianna.meier@hknc.org

Services Offered

  • Assessment
    • Conducts informal assessment to determine individual service needs of clients who are deaf-blind.

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides consultation and technical assistance regarding deaf-blindness to schools and agencies. Assists in developing local services for deaf-blind persons.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Refers to community rehabilitative resources relevant to deaf-blindness. May also refer to Sands Point, NY facility for comprehensive rehabilitation services for deaf-blind persons.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides public information about deaf-blindness and refers to community resources. Provides follow-along support. May refer to Sands Point, NY facility for comprehensive rehabilitation. Maintains information for National Registry.

  • Professional Training
    • Offers professional development and in-service training.

  • Services for Seniors
    • Training provided at HKNC in NY.