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Blindness and visual impairment

Blindness is rarely absolute, and it exists on a diverse spectrum. Around the world, an estimated 285 million people live with blindness or visual impairment. Despite its prevalence, it remains largely misunderstood. Learn about blindness, low vision, what it looks like and what it’s like.

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Transition Talks workshop: Opening the door to a self-determined life using technology

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Service Models for Young Adults with Disabilities

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Questions to Ask when Evaluating Adult Programs

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The Impact of Vision Loss in Development and the Importance of Collaboration to Support the Child

A series of polariods depicting the Perkins Class of 1972, Marie as a student, Marie as an adult on the phone, and Marie with her guide dog.
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Perkins alumna Marie Hennessy chooses to give back to her community

A student with a white cane and an instructor walk on a crosswalk.
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Travel skills: assessment and skill-building for Orientation and Mobility

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Technology assessment and skill-building to empower students

Young woman seated at table with others.
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Self-Determination and Transition Planning

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Skill-building for success in the community

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Independent living: Skill-building for a foundation of independence

young man opening cereal for breakfast
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Executive functioning: assessments and skill-building for daily life

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Access tech, advocacy, and living with blindness: A conversation with Jonathan Mosen