Deaf-Blindness

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-5500.1800

    A disability that is characterized by a combination of hearing and visual impairments.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    AFFILIATE PROGRAMProvides assistance to over 40 state and private agencies to serve people with deaf-blindness and enhance local service capability.NassauAFFILIATE PROGRAMHELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
    COMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAMAssists individuals who are deaf-blind in learning daily living and communications skills. Assesses individual's mobility and vision needs providing both training and customized mobility tools. Provides vocational assessment, job readiness training and job placement. Refers individuals to appropriate government programs and services. Services are provided in individuals' homes, work sites and communities.NassauCOMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAMHELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
    DEAF HEALTH SERVICESProvides access to LI Jewish Medical Center, Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, Hillside Hospital and North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset for individuals who are deaf or deaf/blind who use the medical center. Services are also available for deaf family members involved in a patient's health care. Includes sign language interpreter access, TTY access, television captioning, hospital signage, staff education and sign language classes for hospital personnelNassauDEAF HEALTH SERVICES COHEN CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER NORTHWELL HEALTH
    INFORMATION RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT(IRPD)Offers training seminars at headquarters on Long Island which may address deaf-blindness in general or focus on specific concerns, such as Usher syndrome, or persons deaf-blind with other multi-disabilities. The IRPD also provides on-site training for agencies or organizations nationwide. Each program is tailored to meet specific local needs.NassauINFORMATION RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT(IRPD)HELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
    IN HOME RESPITEProvides respite services in the homes of developmentally disabled adults in Nassau and Suffolk counties. Please call for more information.NassauIN HOME RESPITEHELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND
    NATIONAL CONSORTIUM ON DEAF-BLINDNESS (NCDB)Assists in the transition of deaf-blind young people as they move from education to adult services. Provides technical assistance to public and private agencies and to parent groups who are working towards community integration and the enhancement of quality of life. This includes training and technical assistance in community-based living arrangements, employment, recreation and leisure, health and other individual and family support services. Offers small conferences, structured workshops, on-site and/or off-site program consultation and information and referral services.NassauNATIONAL CONSORTIUM ON DEAF-BLINDNESS (NCDB)HELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
    NATIONAL FAMILY ASSOCIATION FOR DEAF-BLIND (NFADB)Goals include advocacy, sharing information and resources, facilitating family organizations in each state, developing family/professional partnerships and support national policy to benefit people with deaf-blindness.NassauNATIONAL FAMILY ASSOCIATION FOR DEAF-BLIND (NFADB)HELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
    NEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVEProvides training, technical assistance mentoring and professional development to schools and educational agencies on behalf of children and young adults, ages 0-21, who are deaf-blind. Also offers networking, resources, information and referral as well as support for families and professionals working with the deaf-blind.NEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVENEW YORK DEAF-BLIND COLLABORATIVE
    OLDER ADULT PROGRAMProvides program consultation, staff development, coordination of workshops, seminars and conferences, and development of resource materials to professionals in the fields of rehabilitation and aging.OLDER ADULT PROGRAMHELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)
    REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVESProvides client advocacy, consulting and technical assistance to schools and agencies, assistance in developing local services, client follow-up services, information and referral, professional development and in-service training, public education and awareness and maintenance of client registry. Regional offices located throughout the United States.NassauREGIONAL REPRESENTATIVESHELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER FOR DEAF-BLIND YOUTHS AND ADULTS (HKNC)

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