Expanded Core Curriculum

Five Perkins students stand on stage in Roman costumes.
February 1, 2017
A lack of vision has never stopped Perkins students from performing some of the world’s greatest plays.
A student speaks with an employer at the Work Experience Open House
January 30, 2017
Students who are blind practice essential job-search skills at Perkins’ Work Experience Open House.
Aidan rolls his wheelchair down a sidewalk on the Perkins campus, his teacher walking next to him.
November 2, 2016
For Zoey, Aidan and Izzy, Perkins School for the Blind offered a life-changing opportunity for success.
Anthony and Ryan sitting together at a desk
August 12, 2016
Students with visual impairments gain job experience with Perkins' five-week World of Work program.
A student, with the help of his teacher, prepares to throw a football through a small goalpost
July 19, 2016
Perkins students and staff celebrate the joy of movement during Adapted Physical Education and Sports Day.
Cheyenne in the hallway of her school, holding a pre-cane
July 8, 2016
A mother of a legally blind child tapped into her local school district and Perkins resources to enable her daughter to reach her fullest potential.
A teacher holds out a pink scarf to a student
July 5, 2016
Sensory efficiency skills help Casey and other students use their senses to explore the world and achieve their goals.
A young girl passes a green ball to her classmate.
June 28, 2016
Social interaction skills help students of all ages like Grace, Kevin and Michael connect with other people.
Jon types on a braille notetaker while teacher Linde D’Andrea observes
June 20, 2016
Career education helps students like Jon develop the skills and self-awareness they need to find their dream job.
Teacher Kate Crohan and student Zach sit at a table, both working with braille notetakers.
June 14, 2016
Assistive technology allows students like Zach to read, write, study and learn just like their sighted peers.

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