Families

A man pushes a boy in a beach wheelchair in the ocean while two girls in swimsuits look on
August 3, 2016
Perkins parent operates nonprofit that provides beach wheelchairs, so kids with disabilities can enjoy the summertime.
A graduate marches down the aisle wearing a blue cap and gown
June 17, 2016
Twelve graduates enjoyed an emotional send-off from family, friends and staff.
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 group of people with white canes gather near a playground.
May 13, 2016
Learning, meeting and sharing: A parent’s experience at the 2016 Early Connections Conference.
Amber and her son Ivan holding a certificate
May 5, 2016
WonderBaby.org founder Amber Bobnar’s work has touched thousands of families of children with disabilities.
Parents and children in Indonesia making chocolate jelly.
April 26, 2016
Early-intervention program empowers Indonesian parents and their children through networking, training and play.
Robert DeLeo sits with a student using a braille notetaker
March 2, 2016
State policymakers, including House Speaker Robert DeLeo, came to Perkins to observe firsthand the life-changing power of special education.
Santa Claus waves while standing in front of Brooks Cottage
December 17, 2015
The annual visit from Santa is a chance for students to pose for photos, sing their favorite carols and request that special holiday present.
A student reading braille in a classroom
November 20, 2015
Two young men succeeded in different ways, thanks to schools that fully included students while empowering them to achieve their full potential.
A teenager empties the dishwasher in his apartment.
November 13, 2015
Working together, parents, children and professionals can build a roadmap to a happier, more successful adult life.

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