Transition

A young woman who is blind works behind a counter in a jewelry shop.
July 12, 2018
Perkins’ summer vocational program puts students with visual impairment on the payroll at local workplaces.
Cartoon students hang out in front of Tompkins Cottage.
April 30, 2018
With support from foundations, Perkins is launching new programs and services to help students and their families prepare for life after high school.
Students sitting and standing around a large orange owl sculpture
February 28, 2018
Participants in the Pre-Employment Program heard from “Googlers” with disabilities about how they chose a career.
A young student wearing glasses
December 21, 2017
A look back at the biggest moments of the year.
A man holding a white cane shakes hands with a woman behind a table
November 3, 2017
Job seekers put aside their disability at annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairment.
A student working at a hotel breakfast buffet
November 1, 2017
A work placement at a local hotel inspired one Perkins student’s plans for the future.
A young man in a red sweater uses a laptop.
October 18, 2017
Perkins' director of admissions shares tips and tricks for getting students with disabilities, including visual impairment, into the right school.
Two students sitting in a classroom
October 5, 2017
A new nine-month program equips college-bound students with skills they need to earn a degree.
Two men sit at a table and look at papers.
October 4, 2017
Perkins programs helped public school student Anthony gain job-searching skills and experiences.
A woman in a laundry room reaches up to press a button on a dryer.
July 27, 2017
Public school student Natacha learns housekeeping skills at the Residence Inn through the Perkins World of Work program.

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