Expanded Core Curriculum

Student watches small, wheeled robot move across the floor.
January 12, 2015
Public school students with visual impairments relish hands-on opportunity to learn the science behind robotics.
A girl holding a turtle while wearing vinyl gloves.
October 16, 2014
On Perkins' Accessible Science portal, all information is aimed at making science accessible to every student in the classroom.
A little girl plays with the LightAide.
July 25, 2014
Catherine Rose's idea has evolved into a partnership between Perkins Products and Philips to produce the LightAide™.
Child and adult with LightAide.
May 30, 2014
Children with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) really respond to the LightAide and its great features
Man navigates with white cane
October 21, 2013
High school graduates come to Perkins to learn life skills before college.
Student at space camp with inset of Beth Caruso headshot
August 15, 2013
Perkins and non-Perkins students add non-academic skills to their repertoire
From left, Gabby, Jade, and Lina ride a three-seated cycle around the Perkins track during Camp Abilities Boston in April.
June 24, 2013
Teens who are blind savored the thrill of competition and proved you don't need to see to enjoy sports.
key in a doorlock
October 23, 2012
Having a plan for transition is the key to making it successful
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.
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.

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