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A dock at Rio Negro in Bariloche, Argentina with the Andes mountain basin on the other side of the river. The Argentina flag stands tall at the edge of the dock.

Model school in Argentina empowers parents to coordinate graduation trip

Henry's CVI was missed by doctors and educators until he was 5 years old.

CVI: The most common cause of blindness in children

Two boys play in a sandbox

Perkins parents lead the way

Headshot of Teri Turgeon

Families are never alone

Tracey Mitton with her daughter, Ashley, at Deafblind Awareness Day.

How Perkins and other state-funded services helped my daughter thrive

Perkins School for the Blind has been offering independent evaluations for more than 30 years.
Tips and facts

Five reasons to consider a Perkins independent evaluation for your child

Six members of the Turner family smile as they hold hands and pose under an apple tree.

Meet the parents of kids who are blind

Good social skills can help students who are blind establish and maintain social relationships, achieve academic success and gain employment.

5 ways to help a child who is blind develop social skills

Three-year-old Cheyenne is learning how to navigate around her school with the help of a Perkins orientation and mobility teacher.

In a mother’s words

A boy walks with a cane and a guide in Guatamala

The power of parents

Adults training with white canes outside on Perkins Campus

The power of true understanding

Nicole Feeney and her three children.

How state-funded services help my daughter with CHARGE syndrome