Early Learning

A woman crouches to work with two children.
February 14, 2018
Experts at Perkins provide parents with a roadmap to success for students with visual impairment and deafblindness.
A young student wearing glasses
December 21, 2017
A look back at the biggest moments of the year.
Pat McCall, Cathy Mills and Jason Mills
October 26, 2017
Cathy Mills received the 2017 Outstanding Teacher of Students who are Blind/Multiply Impaired award on Oct. 11.
Two students and teachers sit at a table reading a book and exploring tactile objects
August 31, 2017
Perkins' first-ever Literacy Activity Program offers students a chance to keep reading and learning during summer break.
A young girl smiles as she plays with a blue ball.
April 24, 2017
The Perkins Toy and Resource Library offers a wide variety of educational toys for itinerant teachers to borrow.
Burcu Gul embraces a female student in Ankara, Turkey.
February 22, 2017
Inspired by her Perkins training, Burcu Gül wants to open Turkey’s first preschool for children with multiple disabilities.
Three parents sit with a Perkins staff member on adjoining sofas.
November 9, 2016
At Perkins’ weekly parent support groups, moms and dads of children who are blind find connection, advice and encouragement.
Aidan rolls his wheelchair down a sidewalk on the Perkins campus, his teacher walking next to him.
November 2, 2016
For Zoey, Aidan and Izzy, Perkins School for the Blind offered a life-changing opportunity for success.
A young girl looks at a machine with glowing lights
November 1, 2016
The mother of a daughter with cortical visual impairment appreciates the chance to volunteer at Perkins.
A young child reaches out a hand to touch a guitar
October 21, 2016
What I do: Music therapist Kiera Thompson uses the power of music to help Perkins students achieve their goals.

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