Expanded Core Curriculum

A miniature black graduation cap with a large, gold tassel rests on top of a text book standing upright.
March 25, 2021
Compass, by College Success @ Perkins, is a virtual program that helps blind and visually impaired post-secondary students develop critical skills.
Perkins goal ball squad cheering pre-game
December 30, 2019
Every year brings moments that stay with us, here’s a sampling of the best moments from 2019.
Two young boys with visual impairment, one in a wheelchair, read from a tactile picture book.
December 23, 2019
Students empower each other in new ways as a means to self-determination and skill development.
Two students with visual impairment conduct a science experiment.
October 24, 2018
How Perkins adapts math and science education to give students practical, real-world tools both on and off campus.
A teacher hands a student an award for her science project.
March 28, 2018
Perkins students of all ages practice social and communication skills while presenting science projects.
Students sitting and standing around a large orange owl sculpture
February 28, 2018
Participants in the Pre-Employment Program heard from “Googlers” with disabilities about how they chose a career.
A student throws a football through the uprights with help from a teacher
October 6, 2017
In adapted physical education classes, Perkins students lift weights and search for treasure while learning skills that will last a lifetime.
Two students sitting in a classroom
October 5, 2017
A new nine-month program equips college-bound students with skills they need to earn a degree.
Four students smile as they stand side-by-side.
May 26, 2017
From practicing eye contact to making causal conversation, a Perkins teacher shares essential lessons parents can reinforce at home.
Two students and a teaching assistant cook in the Oliver Cottage kitchen.
May 16, 2017
Residential students at Perkins learn independent living skills everywhere, including the local grocery store.

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