Young Adult Learning

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
A student reading braille in a classroom
November 20, 2015
Two young men succeeded in different ways, thanks to schools that fully included students while empowering them to achieve their full potential.
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 girl holds white bumpy sphere the size of a plum in the palm of her hand
November 3, 2015
3-D printing puts lessons in science, art and literacy into the hands of students at Perkins School for the Blind.
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.
A student wearing a red shirt and a floral baseball cap uses a knife and cutting board to slice a red pepper at the kitchen table. A teacher sits next to him.
October 5, 2015
At a summer Outreach program, teens and young adults who are blind master essential living skills, from cooking a meal to loading a dishwasher.
A young man uses a cane to enter the door of a bank
October 1, 2015
Intensive 10-week workshop teaches job-search skills to students and young adults with visual impairments.
Muriel Comick is smiling and has a stethoscope around her neck
September 14, 2015
Secondary Program nurse Muriel Comick teaches Perkins’ residential students about health, medications and advocacy.
A student sorts snacks to develop job skills
August 27, 2015
The Paths to Transition website from Perkins eLearning provides expertise and insight for teachers, parents and counselors of students who are blind.
A girl sleeps peacefully in bed, with her head on a pillow
August 3, 2015
Making sure students are resting safely is a sunset-to-sunrise job for the awake overnight staff at Perkins School for the Blind.

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