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Santa Claus brings holiday cheer to Perkins
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.
What makes a school for a child with special needs 'inclusive'?
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.
10 transition tips for parents of children who are blind
November 13, 2015
Working together, parents, children and professionals can build a roadmap to a happier, more successful adult life.
Five creative Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs
October 29, 2015
A Perkins School for the Blind parent shares do-it-yourself outfit ideas for trick-or-treaters with disabilities.
Everyone wins with Project Brailler
October 2, 2015
Inspired by her daughter, a British mother starts a campaign to put a Perkins SMART Brailler in the hands of every U.K. child who is blind
Beloved Perkins Panda gets audio upgrade
September 30, 2015
Popular Odds Bodkins songs and stories are now available in MP3 format to help promote literacy among children.
Pedaling to adventure
July 14, 2015
Adapted bikes, family fun and sunshine were on the agenda at Perkins School for the Blind’s Adventure Day in July.
Ask the expert: Millie Smith shares strategies for educating children with severe disabilities
June 29, 2015
Successfully teaching children with multiple impairments requires goals, collaboration and accountability from both parents and educators.
Parenting while blind
June 23, 2015
When you can’t see your sighted toddler, parenting is a series of unforgettable moments of pride, frustration, heartbreak and awe.
Cheers, advice and congratulations
June 12, 2015
Surrounded by family, friends and teachers, 12 members of Perkins School for the Blind’s Class of 2015 celebrate their accomplishments.