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Perkins marks 50th White Cane Safety Day with on-campus celebration
October 16, 2014
White Cane Safety Day recognizes the importance of white canes in promoting independence among people who are blind or visually impaired.
Following in Helen Keller's Footsteps
September 14, 2014
Tracing Helen Keller’s footsteps at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
Free play ideas for blind and visually impaired children that relate to learning
August 27, 2014
How free play affects brain development and how to promote it.
A place for Gonzalo
February 11, 2014
When Gonzalo's family in Argentina couldn't find a school that met his needs, they started their own learning center.
Orientation & Mobility
July 22, 2012
Every day at Perkins, students develop skills they will use throughout their lives to safely and independently navigate the world around them.
Communication between home and school is a two-way street
July 22, 2012
One parent's advice for teachers when working with parents of children who are blind.
Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students who are visually impaired
July 15, 2012
Each child who is eligible for special education has his or her own unique set of educational needs, learning abilities, and dreams for the future.
Understanding the Expanded Core Curriculum
May 18, 2012
The expanded core curriculum empowers students with disabilities to access their education and make their own choices throughout life.
Developing Social Skills in Students Who Are Blind
April 3, 2012
For students who are visually impaired, social skills must be explicitly taught in the curriculum.