Helen Keller’s connection to, and the history of, N.E. Homes for the Deaf

By April 17, 2024 Events, News

Danvers is home to the New England Homes for the Deaf. Tom Boudrow, Director of Outreach, Communications and Business Development, will be presenting NEHD’s history and the impact Helen Keller’s visit had on the organization.

New England Homes for the Deaf (NEHD), founded in 1901, is a life plan community that offers continuum of care to Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing seniors, including independent living, rest home, skilled nursing community, Deaf senior centers, short-term rehabilitation services, respite care services and hospice care.

The New England Homes for the Deaf mission is to provide long term healthcare, housing, recreational activities and social support for Deaf, Deafblind and hard of hearing individuals in an accessible, barrier-free and culturally-sensitive environment with optimal communication and architectural resources.

Please contact the office, 978-777-1666, if you require special accommodations for this event.

About Tom:
Served on NEHD’s Board of Trustees for 29 years including 12 years as chairman
Executive Director for MA State Association of the Deaf for 14 years
Former Director of Marketing for Verizon’s disability department
Became NEHD’s Director of Outreach, Communications and Business Development in 2019

We are proud to participate in Mass Cultural Council’s Card to Culture program.

Speaker Series every 3rd Wednesday, 7pm.
Funded, in part, by Mass Cultural Council’s Festivals & Projects program
Including a temporary exhibit of related artifacts from the Society’s collections.
Tapley Memorial Hall 13 Page Street, Danvers MA.
Danvers Historical Society: 978-777-1666 or E-mail to dhs@danvershistory.org
Donations appreciated.