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Virtual Summer Assessment Program for Deaf-Blind Youth


Monday, June 15, 2020    
All Day

Event Type


Pre-Employment Services for Transition-Age Youth Who Are Deaf-Blind

The Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults is providing a Virtual Summer Assessment Program during the months of June, July and August.

The assessment program offers a comprehensive virtual assessment designed to offer information and practical experience to expand participant’s awareness, knowledge, skill and confidence.

The eight-week Virtual Summer Assessment Program will offer opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in the following areas:

  • Career and Job Exploration
  • Virtual Worksite Tours
  • Workplace Readiness Skills
  • Counseling on Post-Secondary Education
  • Adaptive Technology
  • Self-Advocacy – Facilitate IEP
  • Orientation & Mobility
  • Low Vision and Audiology
  • Communication

Along with the assessment areas, participants may choose to join peer-learning groups such as:

  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Living on Your Own
  • Savvy Shopper
  • Coping with COVID-19 Support Group
  • Advocacy in the Deaf-Blind World.

More information is on the assessment flyer (accessible Word flyer is here).

For more details, visit the HKNC website.