Transition

Jon types on a braille notetaker while teacher Linde D’Andrea observes
June 20, 2016
Career education helps students like Jon develop the skills and self-awareness they need to find their dream job.
Brendan puts bottles of sparkling water in a fridge.
June 7, 2016
Self-determination is an essential skill that helps students like Brendan set realistic goals and take ownership of their lives.
Ashley delivers bowls of food to cat at an animal shelter
June 3, 2016
Volunteer work at the Buddy Dog animal shelter helped Ashley discover the joys and responsibilities of employment.
Jordan, Harry and Alderson clapping
May 27, 2016
Young adults with visual impairment get advice, training and confidence at Perkins’ new Pre-Employment Program.
A student uses a white cane to navigate while her teacher walks behind her
May 9, 2016
The Expanded Core Curriculum goes beyond traditional academics, and prepares Perkins students for the challenges of school, work and everyday life.
In a vintage photo from the 1930s, two young men work on an automobile engine
February 18, 2016
From its earliest days, Perkins School for the Blind has worked to prepare students for job opportunities after graduation.
a woman smiling
January 15, 2016
What I do: Marcia Moore helps residential students at Perkins School for the Blind bridge the gap between the classroom and real life
An office desk with assistive devices.
November 18, 2015
For employees who are blind, a few simple tools get the job done.
A teenager empties the dishwasher in his apartment.
November 13, 2015
Working together, parents, children and professionals can build a roadmap to a happier, more successful adult life.
A young man wearing a suit and holding a folder speaks with two HR representatives at a job fair
October 27, 2015
Experts share insights about Disability Employment Awareness Month and Perkin’s new Pre-Employment Program for students.

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