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University of Kentucky: Deaf-Blind Project - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

University of Kentucky: Deaf-Blind Project
229 Taylor Education Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40506
(859) 257-3730 (Local)
(859) 257-3835 (Fax)
kydeaf1@kfb.k12.ky.us
http://edsrc.uky.edu/DeafBlind/

Brief Description

Staff description: Therapists, medical specialists, teachers of visually impaired children, O&M specialists.
Geographic area served: Kentucky.

Locations

1867 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Staff

Donna Brostek-Lee, Department of Early Childhood & Rehabilitation Counseling, donna.b.lee@uky.edu
Diane Haynes, Training Coordinator, dhaynes@ksb.k12.ky.us

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides consultation in orientation and mobility.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral services for deaf-blind persons to state and community educational and rehabilitative resources.

Services for Children

  • Education Services
    • Offers intensive consultant services for early-childhood education of deaf-blind children.
  • Support for Parents
    • Provides consultation and technical assistance to families of deaf-blind children, birth to 22 years of age. Advisory board with parent members.

Services for Professionals

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides consultation and technical assistance to educational programs for infants, children, and youth who are deaf-blind.
  • Professional Training
    • Offers seminars and summer institute for professionals.
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