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College readiness

The majority of college students with visual impairments don’t graduate. At Perkins, we work with college aspiring students and their families and TVIs to develop the range of skills they need to succeed in college. Explore our College Readiness Resource Center.

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Numpad keyboard on a computer.

Computer Numpad Part 2: NVDA Review Cursor Video Tutorial

Image of Martin Luther King, Jr and an American flag with text, "I have a dream"

I Have a Dream: High school literature activities

Graphic: "Learning to use dictation as assistive technology with low vision"

Learning to use dictation as assistive technology with low vision

Graphic: How I organize digital files for my classes

How I organize digital files for my classes


Navigating college readiness planning for students with visual impairment: a Compass information session

image of CCTV device and magnified screen

College Experience/Advice from a Mom

An adult Florida Panther image used as an alt text description activity.

Train gen ed teachers: Creating accessible documents activity

Fingers reading a braille textbook.

Automated Translation

Graduation cap with accent marks. Text: "2022."

Meet a few of our 2022 graduates


Why we don’t have a “list of colleges for students with visual impairments”

Screenshot of virtual session including three smiling Compass educators

Compass, from the educator perspective

A Compass student works on a laptop at home

Compass, from the student perspective