Transition

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.
A portrait of Danielle Sturgeon
October 14, 2016
Home-schooled student Danielle Sturgeon turned to Perkins’ Short Courses to learn essential skills before going to college.
Bill, 21, works under the hood of a car.
August 31, 2016
Building a Better Day offers blueprint for creating engaging activities for young adults with multiple disabilities.
A young woman in a wheelchair pushed by a middle-aged man grabs school supplies from colorful bins
August 23, 2016
5 tips to help young adults with visual impairment and other disabilities build a more engaged, rewarding life in the community.
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.
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.
Brendan puts bottles of sparkling water in a fridge.
June 7, 2016
Self-determination is an essential skill that helps students like Brendan set realistic goals and take ownership of their lives.
Ashley delivers bowls of food to cat at an animal shelter
June 3, 2016
Volunteer work at the Buddy Dog animal shelter helped Ashley discover the joys and responsibilities of employment.
Jordan, Harry and Alderson clapping
May 27, 2016
Young adults with visual impairment get advice, training and confidence at Perkins’ new Pre-Employment Program.
A student uses a white cane to navigate while her teacher walks behind her
May 9, 2016
The Expanded Core Curriculum goes beyond traditional academics, and prepares Perkins students for the challenges of school, work and everyday life.

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