All Events

E.g., 2017-02-19

Winter Vacation Theater Program

February 19 (All day) | Northeast Building Students will participate in classes and rehearsals as well as attend a local theater production. (FULL)

Ophthalmologic Examination Integrated With Functional Aspects of Cortical Visual Impairment

February 21 11:00AM | Online This webinar addresses the role of the ophthalmologist in a multidisciplinary team approach to working with children with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI).

College Success @ Perkins Open House

March 4 10:00AM | Grousbeck Center Find out how College Success @ Perkins can help you prepare for college.

Teaching Strategies for Students in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development

March 6 (All day) | Online Participants will learn about Sensorimotor Stage of Development, the Van Dijk Approach, levels of learning in the Sensory Learning Kit and more.

"Focus" on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference

March 8 8:00AM | Four Points by Sheraton Registration is open for 12th Annual "Focus" on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference.

Educational Programs Forum & Open House: Total Communication

March 8 9:30AM | Grousbeck Center The forum topic will be: "Now You're Speaking My Language! Effective Practices in the Use of Total Communication with Students Who are Deafblind."

Girls Weekend

March 10 (All day) | Northeast Building Give girls a safe space to learn from each other and female instructors as well as to give them an opportunity to just be girls. Boys keep out!

Assessing and Supporting the Student in Phase 3 CVI

March 10 (All day) | Grousbeck Center Families and educators learn how to assess and support students with CVI in Phase 3.


A student speaks with an employer at the Work Experience Open House
January 30

Students who are blind practice essential job-search skills at Perkins’ Work Experience Open House.

Three parents sit with a Perkins staff member on adjoining sofas.
Fall 2016

At Perkins’ weekly parent support groups, moms and dads of children who are blind find connection, advice and encouragement.

A student shoots a bow and arrow at a target
February 15

During archery lessons, Perkins students show they don’t need vision to hit the target.