“Helen Keller Services is proud to partner with Doug Roland on the groundbreaking Feeling Through Experience. We are deeply honored to have helped bring his vision to reality and to help spread the message of human interconnectedness regardless of what makes us each different.”

Kim Zimmer, President and CEO

Helen Keller Services


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Since 1893, Helen Keller Services (HKS) has been committed to improving the lives of individuals who are blind, visually impaired or have combined hearing and vision loss, helping them to live, work and thrive in the communities of their choice.


HKS is comprised of Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB), a regional division serving the New York City/Long Island area, and the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults (HKNC), a national division headquartered in Sands Point, New York, with a network of regional offices that extends HKS’ reach across the United States.


HKNC welcomes the opportunity to answer questions about our services and programs as well as our involvement with the Feeling Through Experience. Please call us at 516-944-8900 or email us at For general information on HKNC, visit