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Employment: Real Outcomes for People Who Are Blind: Part 2 of 2

Posted by: Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults

Dates: 4/25/2018 - 4/27/2018

Location: The seminar will be held in the Leona and Harry B. Helmsley Conference Center on the campus of the Helen Keller National Center, a beautiful 25-acre facility in Sands Point, Long Island, NY. The Center is convenient to most NYC area airports. Housing is available on campus on a first come/first served basis.

Registration Requirements: This course is for vocational rehabilitation counselors and placement specialists, job developers, and other professionals in need of knowledge and skills related to supporting individuals who are deaf-blind in finding and maintaining employment. Each applicant will be individually considered. Sign language skills are not required. If you are uncertain about applicant qualifications please contact

Course Structure: This is a two-part seminar and participation in BOTH sections is required to earn CEUs and a Certificate of Participation. Part I will be an asynchronous online segment to be completed prior to the seminar. Part II will be held at the HKNC campus and will include case studies, work-site visits, student panels, and placement planning workshops.

Part I- Online: Monday, April 9th - Friday April 13, 2018 (Required)

Part II- On-Site: Wednesday, April 25th through Friday, April 27, 2018
Wednesday - 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday - 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday -9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cost: $900 - Includes online training, three days of on-site training, training materials, three nights lodging and three meals a day. Housing is available on campus on a first come first served basis and all rooms are double occupancy.

Residence check-in available on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
Check-out at 8:00 am on Friday, April 27, 2018

Cancellation Policy upon request from Helen Keller National Center.

Send payment to:
Professional Learning Department
Helen Keller National Center
141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050

Phone: (516) 944-8900 ext. 233
Registration Form (pdf)
Registration Form (accessible version)

Location: Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths
141 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050

Cost: $900



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