Living With Blindness

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 25th Anniversary logo
July 24, 2015
Four members of the Perkins community discuss how the Americans with Disabilities Act impacted the lives of people who are blind.
Mom on one knee holding baby with toddler next to her
June 23, 2015
When you can’t see your sighted toddler, parenting is a series of unforgettable moments of pride, frustration, heartbreak and awe.
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.
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.
fire hydrant on grass
May 27, 2015
Here's how you can help prepare children who are blind or visually impaired for a fire emergency in your home.
A student wearing goggles being led by another student
May 26, 2015
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard brings the deafblind experience to students at Cambridge School of Weston.
Miranda Oakley stands by a poster for the University of Rhode Island
May 6, 2015
This Perkins graduate plans to become a writer so she can share stories of people with disabilities.
Rollercoaster with the headshots of the four people interviewed.
April 27, 2015
Americans rank blindness among their top four fears, according to a recent survey. Four interviews show it’s not as scary as it sounds.
Amy Caliri with her artwork.
April 27, 2015
Perkins alumna Amy Caliri didn’t let deafblindness stop her from becoming Gateway Arts’ most successful painter.
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.

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