Stories & Resources

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.

Showing 91 Results for Blindness and visual impairment

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Guardianship: You Have Been Appointed Guardian, Now What?

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Guardianship: The Rights of Young Adults and Adults with Guardians

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Transition Talk: Talking with Young Adults About Sexuality – A Workshop for Parents and Guardians

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Guardianship: Supported Decision-Making

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Guardianship: Self-Determination and Legal Considerations

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Transition Talk: 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