Resources

Community Providers

These organizations provide support to the Usher syndrome community.

  • The mission of the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults is to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live and work in his or her community of choice. Authorized by an Act of Congress in 1967, HKNC is a national rehabilitation program serving youth and adults who are deaf-blind.

  • The National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) is a national technical assistance center funded by the federal Department of Education whose goal is to improve the quality of life for children who are deaf-blind and their families. NCDB works closely with state projects for children who are deaf-blind , which provide information, support and technical assistance on a local level to families and educators. NCDB maintains a library of articles about Usher syndrome. You may also view an USH Talk about NCDB.

  • Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind or have sensory impairments. They have been supporting people who have sensory impairments to enjoy more independent lives for the last 60 years.

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