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Orientation & Mobility
July 22, 2012
Every day at Perkins, students develop skills they will use throughout their lives to safely and independently navigate the world around them.
Communication between home and school is a two-way street
July 22, 2012
One parent's advice for teachers when working with parents of children who are blind.
Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students who are visually impaired
July 15, 2012
Each child who is eligible for special education has his or her own unique set of educational needs, learning abilities, and dreams for the future.
A Proud Mother: Son Finds Autonomy Through Massage Therapy
July 5, 2012
Born with visual impairments and multiple disabilities, Beam proudly uses his earnings as a massage therapist to support his mother.
The Whole Campus in His Hands
June 1, 2012
The Talking Campus Model, located in the Grousbeck Center, is unlike any other interactive design in the world.
Understanding the Expanded Core Curriculum
May 18, 2012
The expanded core curriculum empowers students with disabilities to access their education and make their own choices throughout life.
One Boy's Strength Inspires Change in An Entire Region
April 5, 2012
An orphan at age four, Alex lived in a group home with no family and no way of communicating his basic needs.
Developing Social Skills in Students Who Are Blind
April 3, 2012
For students who are visually impaired, social skills must be explicitly taught in the curriculum.
Advocating for Others Starts with Yourself
January 16, 2012
Haben Girma, a disability rights activist and the first Harvard Law School student in history who is deafblind, visits the Perkins Campus.
Hamlet Surpasses Goals for Inaugural Parent Day
January 2, 2012
Hamlet began to embrace the world around him after he arrived at the Gyumri Children's Home in Armenia.