read the spring 2014 issue
Braille was second string when it came to music – until it came time to write the tunes down
Dating is one way students practice the art of making a connection
The Education of a President: To enlighten others about blindness, Perkins’ leader started with himself
The earliest days of President Steven M. Rothstein’s tenure began with lessons to better understand blindness
Perkins Job Developer Karen McCormack confronts a sobering statistic every day – the 75 percent unemployment rate for people with visual impairments. To help students develop the skills and confidence they’ll need to find a job after graduation, McCormack encourages their exploration of career options, and works with local companies to develop new vocational training opportunities, internships and part-time jobs. Perspectives sat down with McCormack to discuss why workplace experience is an increasingly essential part of a Perkins education.