Early Learning

Kristin Turgeon smiling
September 22, 2016
Kristin Turgeon makes a full circle by volunteering at the same Perkins School for the Blind program she once attended as a child.
Zachary and Music Director Arnie Harris strum guitars.
September 7, 2016
Students return to Perkins School for the Blind for a new year of learning, laughter and growth.
Cheyenne in the hallway of her school, holding a pre-cane
July 8, 2016
A mother of a legally blind child tapped into her local school district and Perkins resources to enable her daughter to reach her fullest potential.
A young girl passes a green ball to her classmate.
June 28, 2016
Social interaction skills help students of all ages like Grace, Kevin and Michael connect with other people.
A child reaches both hands out to touch a corn snake
June 16, 2016
Perkins preschoolers make friends with animals that slither, jump and crawl during an educational visit from a traveling animal presenter.
A student uses a white cane to navigate while her teacher walks behind her
May 9, 2016
The Expanded Core Curriculum goes beyond traditional academics, and prepares Perkins students for the challenges of school, work and everyday life.
Parents and children in Indonesia making chocolate jelly.
April 26, 2016
Early-intervention program empowers Indonesian parents and their children through networking, training and play.
Santa Claus waves while standing in front of Brooks Cottage
December 17, 2015
The annual visit from Santa is a chance for students to pose for photos, sing their favorite carols and request that special holiday present.
A mother and daughter reading a Perkins Panda book on the couch.
December 15, 2015
Hillary Kleck wants to donate a Perkins Panda Literacy Kit to students who are blind in every state to share the joy of reading.
Millie Smith presenting at front of room
June 29, 2015
Successfully teaching children with multiple impairments requires goals, collaboration and accountability from both parents and educators.

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