Families

Teri Turgeon stands, smiling with her arms crossed.
June 12, 2019
Perkins lifts up families of children with visual impairments—but it’s about so much more than being a service provider.
Ellen Mazel posing in front of building.
August 8, 2018
In advance of Perkins’ first-ever CVI Family Vacation, the organization’s in-house project manager shares her knowledge.
David and Mardi Durkin, in a suit and dress respectively, pose at the 2018 Perkins Possibilities Gala.
July 12, 2018
For David and Mardi Durkin, the work being done at Perkins School for the Blind is deeply personal.
Ed Bosso, dressed in a suit, poses in front of a building.
July 12, 2018
To achieve successful outcomes, educators must meaningfully engage the families of the children they serve.
A student in a cap and gown walks down the aisle in an auditorium while the audience cheers.
June 15, 2018
Before family, friends and staff, 16 Perkins students mark an achievement and begin their next chapter in life.
A mother and her daughter standing side by side
April 27, 2018
For parents of children with special needs, support comes from many sources.
People gathering at the State House's Hall of Flags
March 30, 2018
Speakers of all ages shared their personal stories at 10th annual Deafblind Awareness Day.
A woman crouches to work with two children.
February 14, 2018
Experts at Perkins provide parents with a roadmap to success for students with visual impairment and deafblindness.
A young student wearing glasses
December 21, 2017
A look back at the biggest moments of the year.
Two parents and four children sit in an apple orchard.
October 6, 2017
Faced with unexpected challenges, sighted parents become ‘eyes’ and advocates for their children.

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