Extracurricular Activities

Two boys and a Wampanoag
November 21, 2014
Perkins students touched, heard and smelled what everyday life was like for native people in New England more than 400 years ago.
Map of Spain
November 12, 2014
Boisterous sing-alongs, Hokey Pokey-style dancing and vigorous rrrrrrolling of their r’s make learning a new language a blast for Perkins students.
Perkins student in wheelchair touching large stone sculpture.
September 14, 2014
Tracing Helen Keller’s footsteps at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
Three young men sit on a couch, listening to the speaker.
August 15, 2014
This Gentlemen’s Quarterly Club is about more than what to wear.
A teacher looks on as the student places a ball into a hole.
August 15, 2014
Games are a great way to work on social skills and team work. Adapting games for those with visual impairments doesn't need to be difficult, and in fact some games only need slight modifying.
Alicia, a student at the Arthur Blaxall School for children who are blind or deafblind, displays her handsewn fabric flowers.
March 11, 2014
Sewing has become more than a hobby for Alicia — it's a profitable business and a tremendous source of pride.
Smiling student in race car. Bill Henderson standing nearby.
November 4, 2012
Teens might feel like there's no one to talk to about growing up blind. Except, that is, an adult who's lived to tell about it.
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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