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Discovering her inner awesomeness
October 14, 2016
Home-schooled student Danielle Sturgeon turned to Perkins’ Short Courses to learn essential skills before going to college.
A return to her Perkins past
September 22, 2016
Kristin Turgeon makes a full circle by volunteering at the same Perkins School for the Blind program she once attended as a child.
Celebrating the start of a new school year
September 7, 2016
Students return to Perkins School for the Blind for a new year of learning, laughter and growth.
Perkins launches transition course for parents
August 31, 2016
Building a Better Day offers blueprint for creating engaging activities for young adults with multiple disabilities.
Living a better life with multiple disabilities
August 23, 2016
5 tips to help young adults with visual impairment and other disabilities build a more engaged, rewarding life in the community.
Skills for life from a summer of work
August 12, 2016
Students with visual impairments gain job experience with Perkins' five-week World of Work program.
Sun and smiles for every family
August 3, 2016
Perkins parent operates nonprofit that provides beach wheelchairs, so kids with disabilities can enjoy the summertime.
New riverfront park makes nature accessible
July 22, 2016
The Perkins community gathers to celebrate the opening of a new accessible park by the Charles River in Watertown.
In a mother's words
July 8, 2016
A mother of a legally blind child tapped into her local school district and Perkins resources to enable her daughter to reach her fullest potential.
ECC at Perkins: Making the most of all five senses
July 5, 2016
Sensory efficiency skills help Casey and other students use their senses to explore the world and achieve their goals.