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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.
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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.
Article

CVI: The most common cause of blindness in children

Two boys play in a sandbox
Story

Perkins parents lead the way

Headshot of Teri Turgeon
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Families are never alone

Tracey Mitton with her daughter, Ashley, at Deafblind Awareness Day.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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In a mother’s words

A boy walks with a cane and a guide in Guatamala
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The power of parents

Adults training with white canes outside on Perkins Campus
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The power of true understanding

Nicole Feeney and her three children.
Story

How state-funded services help my daughter with CHARGE syndrome