Expanded Core Curriculum

A young man uses a cane to enter the door of a bank
October 1, 2015
Intensive 10-week workshop teaches job-search skills to students and young adults with visual impairments.
Girl at computer
June 9, 2015
Students who are blind face unique challenges when preparing for college. Here’s what you need to know to make the process easier.
Students touch a ball of play-doh.
June 2, 2015
Astrophysicists lead Perkins students in hands-on exploration of our solar system and the vastness of space.
Teaching assistant and teen high fiving
May 29, 2015
Camp Abilities and other Outreach Short Courses help kids who are blind build their skills and confidence – and have fun doing it.
Grace using her laptop in her kitchen at home.
April 24, 2015
Perkins teachers are helping public school students with visual impairments map out their futures and make them a reality.
A mountain, a ski lift and skiers
March 17, 2015
Skiers from Perkins’ Outreach Short Courses enjoyed this year’s adaptive ski festival hosted at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine.
Vintage photo of children in a classroom
February 20, 2015
Perkins’ mission to educate children who are blind has always extended far beyond our Watertown campus.
Student watches small, wheeled robot move across the floor.
January 12, 2015
Public school students with visual impairments relish hands-on opportunity to learn the science behind robotics.
A girl holding a turtle while wearing vinyl gloves.
October 16, 2014
On Perkins' Accessible Science portal, all information is aimed at making science accessible to every student in the classroom.
A little girl plays with the LightAide.
July 25, 2014
Catherine Rose's idea has evolved into a partnership between Perkins Products and Philips to produce the LightAide™.

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