Families

A boy dressed up for Halloween as a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow
October 29, 2015
A Perkins School for the Blind parent shares do-it-yourself outfit ideas for trick-or-treaters with disabilities.
A mother and her young daughter, wearing a yellow pleated dress, on a makeshift runway at a fashion show. Audience members are seated all around them.
October 2, 2015
Inspired by her daughter, a British mother starts a campaign to put a Perkins SMART Brailler in the hands of every U.K. child who is blind
A young girl reads a book while her mother watches. A Perkins Panda sits on the coffee table in front of them.
September 30, 2015
Popular Odds Bodkins songs and stories are now available in MP3 format to help promote literacy among children.
A smiling girl and her mother ride a three-wheeled bike
July 14, 2015
Adapted bikes, family fun and sunshine were on the agenda at Perkins School for the Blind’s Adventure Day in July.
Millie Smith presenting at front of room
June 29, 2015
Successfully teaching children with multiple impairments requires goals, collaboration and accountability from both parents and educators.
Mom on one knee holding baby with toddler next to her
June 23, 2015
When you can’t see your sighted toddler, parenting is a series of unforgettable moments of pride, frustration, heartbreak and awe.
Kenneth hugging a family member.
June 12, 2015
Surrounded by family, friends and teachers, 12 members of Perkins School for the Blind’s Class of 2015 celebrate their accomplishments.
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.
fire hydrant on grass
May 27, 2015
Here's how you can help prepare children who are blind or visually impaired for a fire emergency in your home.
A young girl rolls across the gym floor on a adapted chair.
May 15, 2015
Perkins’ Adventure Day event shares the secrets of adapted sports with children who are blind and their families.

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