Sports & Recreation

Jennifer Brallier runs along a snowy trail.
March 22, 2017
Three months of pro bono work convinced Jennifer Brallier to change her job – so she can help Perkins change the world.
A man leaning on a rescue buoy stands in front of pool.
March 2, 2017
What I do: Aquatic coordinator Bobby Vasquez helps students exercise (and enjoy themselves) in the Perkins pool.
A student shoots a bow and arrow at a target
February 15, 2017
During archery lessons, Perkins students show they don’t need vision to hit the target.
Five cheerleaders with their backs to the camera raise their arms in a cheer.
February 8, 2017
Watertown High School and Perkins students show off their school spirit in a new annual tradition.
An advertisement hanging inside a subway car
January 27, 2017
New MBTA ad campaign from Perkins highlights the incredible talents and abilities of people with blindness.
A mountain climber hikes up a snowy ridge
December 20, 2016
From mountain climbing to speed skating, they’re rewriting the rule book about what’s possible for athletes with blindness.
A boy straddles a bolster swing while throwing a ball through a hoop.
November 10, 2016
Lower School student Aidan finds inspiration and motivation in wizard-themed strength and mobility exercises.
Jerry Berrier walks through the woods with a sighted guide
November 8, 2016
Perkins staffers help Mass Audubon produce booklet with step-by-step instructions on creating accessible trails.
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.

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