Showing 17 Results for Blindness and visual impairment

A distorted view of the table with four chairs and lunches on top
Article

What blindness really looks like

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

Virtual learning and socializing during COVID-19

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

Recognizing the true diversity of Perkins’ students

A clear picture of a dog next to a blurry picture of the same dog.
Story

What it means to have “low vision”

A young man skydiving with his instructor
Story

Taking the leap

Headshot of Ashley Purdy
Story

At Perkins, Ashley Purdy found her way out of the darkness and into the light

Headshots of Jerry Berrier and Kate Katulak
Q&A

What it means to be blind during a pandemic

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

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 Pixabay.com.
Story

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.
Story

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

Courtney and her two children
Story

Parenting while blind

Perkins School for the Blind logo
Story

Living fearlessly with blindness