Expanded Core Curriculum

a student planting seeds with help from an occupational therapist
March 24, 2016
Horticulture Center showcases the educational and therapeutic power of plants at a spring-themed open house for students.
In a vintage photo from the 1930s, two young men work on an automobile engine
February 18, 2016
From its earliest days, Perkins School for the Blind has worked to prepare students for job opportunities after graduation.
A student wearing a red shirt and a floral baseball cap uses a knife and cutting board to slice a red pepper at the kitchen table. A teacher sits next to him.
October 5, 2015
At a summer Outreach program, teens and young adults who are blind master essential living skills, from cooking a meal to loading a dishwasher.
A young man uses a cane to enter the door of a bank
October 1, 2015
Intensive 10-week workshop teaches job-search skills to students and young adults with visual impairments.
Girl at computer
June 9, 2015
Students who are blind face unique challenges when preparing for college. Here’s what you need to know to make the process easier.
Students touch a ball of play-doh.
June 2, 2015
Astrophysicists lead Perkins students in hands-on exploration of our solar system and the vastness of space.
Teaching assistant and teen high fiving
May 29, 2015
Camp Abilities and other Outreach Short Courses help kids who are blind build their skills and confidence – and have fun doing it.
Grace using her laptop in her kitchen at home.
April 24, 2015
Perkins teachers are helping public school students with visual impairments map out their futures and make them a reality.
A mountain, a ski lift and skiers
March 17, 2015
Skiers from Perkins’ Outreach Short Courses enjoyed this year’s adaptive ski festival hosted at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine.
Vintage photo of children in a classroom
February 20, 2015
Perkins’ mission to educate children who are blind has always extended far beyond our Watertown campus.

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