Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults: North Central Region Office

General Information

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults: North Central Region Office
485 Avenue of the Cities
East Moline Illinois 1 61244-4040
(309) 716 3657 ext: VideoPhone
laura.thomas@hknc.org
http://www.hknc.org

Brief Description

Refer to our website www.hknc.org

Staff

Judy Knisely, Regional Representative, judy.knisely@hknc.org

Services Offered

  • Assessment
    • Provides 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.