Showing 16 Results for Blindness and visual impairment

Armaan sits at his desk beside his computer and his iPad that is displaying his communication device.

Virtual learning and socializing during COVID-19

Standing, Kimi arranges purple and cream-colored flowers in a flower pot.

Recognizing the true diversity of Perkins’ students


College readiness tip: Independent & residential living skills

A clear picture of a dog next to a blurry picture of the same dog depicts what low vision might be like for some people.

What it means to have “low vision”

Craig skydiving with his instructor

Taking the leap

Headshot of Ashley Purdy

At Perkins, Ashley Purdy Found Her Way Out of the Darkness and Into the Light

A man wearing headphones and dark glasses types on a laptop in an office

9 ways to set up your home office when you’re blind or visually impaired

Headshots of Jerry Berrier and Kate Katulak

What it means to be blind during a pandemic

You don’t need vision to hike. You just need to follow some commonsense tips to make sure you have a positive and safe experience on the trail – as you breathe in the glorious fresh air and enjoy the sounds, scents and textures of the great outdoors.
Tips & Facts

8 tips for hiking while blind

A young man in graduation robes smiles and holds up a diploma

How do we do it? (Part 2)

No matter what kind of home you live in, there are simple and inexpensive ways to make it safer and more accessible for family members with visual impairments. Here are commonsense tips for every room in your house. Photo from

How to make your home more accessible

People who are blind must be their own advocates when getting medical treatment. Like any patient, they should ask questions and make informed decisions.

10 tips to prepare for a doctor’s visit for people who are blind