Living With Blindness

Aidan rolls his wheelchair down a sidewalk on the Perkins campus, his teacher walking next to him.
November 2, 2016
For Zoey, Aidan and Izzy, Perkins School for the Blind offered a life-changing opportunity for success.
Taylor Howell on the back of a bucking bronco at a rodeo.
October 31, 2016
Athletes who are blind love sports for the same reason as everyone else – the joy of competition and the thrill of victory.
A scene from the Luigi's Mansion videogame showing Luigi holding a flashlight next to a ghost
October 25, 2016
Fernanda Damstra wants to show the world it doesn’t matter if you’re blind – you can still have fun playing video games.
A portrait of Danielle Sturgeon
October 14, 2016
Home-schooled student Danielle Sturgeon turned to Perkins’ Short Courses to learn essential skills before going to college.
William Budding, a BlindNewWorld ambassador, stands with his white cane on a bridge as crowds walk past him in the Boston Public Garden
October 12, 2016
It’s time to change how the world views people who are blind. A bold new social change campaign, #BlindNewWorld, aims to do just that.
Kristin Turgeon smiling
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.
Four sailboats plow through large waves on the ocean
September 16, 2016
Perkins alum Matt Chao featured in film that explores the thrills and rewards of competitive blind sailing.
Cailin Currie takes a breath while swimming the butterfly stroke in the pool
September 6, 2016
Former Perkins School for the Blind student heads to Rio to swim in the 2016 Paralympic Games.
A young woman in a wheelchair pushed by a middle-aged man grabs school supplies from colorful bins
August 23, 2016
5 tips to help young adults with visual impairment and other disabilities build a more engaged, rewarding life in the community.
A young woman using an iPad sits next to her guide dog
August 18, 2016
Q&A with Bill Oates: Why non-accessible websites are no longer good enough for governments and businesses.

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