Early Learning

A student using a white cane to navigate.
October 16, 2014
White Cane Safety Day recognizes the importance of white canes in promoting independence among people who are blind or visually impaired.
Perkins student in wheelchair touching large stone sculpture.
September 14, 2014
Tracing Helen Keller’s footsteps at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
Children playing on the floor with toys.
August 27, 2014
How free play affects brain development and how to promote it.
Gonzalo practices woodworking with Patricia in a classroom at Mi Lugar.
February 11, 2014
When Gonzalo's family in Argentina couldn't find a school that met his needs, they started their own learning center.
Boy and teacher conducting outside O & M lesson with white cane.
July 22, 2012
Every day at Perkins, students develop skills they will use throughout their lives to safely and independently navigate the world around them.
Amber Bobnar with her son, Ivan
July 22, 2012
One parent's advice for teachers when working with parents of children who are blind.
A teacher working with a blind student
July 15, 2012
Each child who is eligible for special education has his or her own unique set of educational needs, learning abilities, and dreams for the future.
Student working in the student store
May 18, 2012
The expanded core curriculum empowers students with disabilities to access their education and make their own choices throughout life.
Perkins students hanging out
April 3, 2012
For students who are visually impaired, social skills must be explicitly taught in the curriculum.

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