Helen Keller Education, Anne Sullivan Achievements Helen Keller Biography Helen Adams Keller was born on June , in Tuscumbia, Alabama In , she was stricken by an illness that left her blind and deaf. Helen Keller Helen Keller Biography Facts Britannica Helen Keller , in full Helen Adams Keller, born June , , Tuscumbia, Alabama, U.S died June , , Westport, Connecticut , American author and educator who was blind and deaf Her education and training represent an extraordinary accomplishment in the education of Helen Keller Quotes On Vision, Love Success Helen Keller s Life as a Deaf and Blind Woman Helen Keller was born June , , in Tuscumbia, Alabama.Her birthplace is a museum today An unidentified illness took her hearing and sight when she was only months old. Helen Keller Biography American Foundation for the Blind Helen Adams Keller was born a healthy child in Tuscumbia, Alabama, on June , Her parents were Kate Adams Keller and Colonel Arthur Keller. On her father s side she was descended from Colonel Alexander Spottswood, a colonial governor of Virginia, and on her mother s side, she was related to a number of prominent New England families. Helen Keller HISTORY Helen Keller was an author, lecturer, and crusader for the handicapped Born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, She lost her sight and hearing at the age of nineteen months to an illness now believed to have Helen Keller Services for the Blind Official Site The Helen Keller Services website has been designed with accessibility in mind Check out our viewing options You can change the text size and text contrast And to make it easier for individuals using screen magnifiers, there is a narrow view option Click the viewing options icon to get started.