In the Community

A portrait of Danielle Sturgeon
October 14, 2016
Home-schooled student Danielle Sturgeon turned to Perkins’ Short Courses to learn essential skills before going to college.
Kristin Turgeon smiling
September 22, 2016
Kristin Turgeon makes a full circle by volunteering at the same Perkins School for the Blind program she once attended as a child.
Zachary and Music Director Arnie Harris strum guitars.
September 7, 2016
Students return to Perkins School for the Blind for a new year of learning, laughter and growth.
Bill, 21, works under the hood of a car.
August 31, 2016
Building a Better Day offers blueprint for creating engaging activities for young adults with multiple disabilities.
A young woman in a wheelchair pushed by a middle-aged man grabs school supplies from colorful bins
August 23, 2016
5 tips to help young adults with visual impairment and other disabilities build a more engaged, rewarding life in the community.
Anthony and Ryan sitting together at a desk
August 12, 2016
Students with visual impairments gain job experience with Perkins' five-week World of Work program.
A man pushes a boy in a beach wheelchair in the ocean while two girls in swimsuits look on
August 3, 2016
Perkins parent operates nonprofit that provides beach wheelchairs, so kids with disabilities can enjoy the summertime.
Students and teachers played the wooden xylophone.
July 22, 2016
The Perkins community gathers to celebrate the opening of a new accessible park by the Charles River in Watertown.
Cheyenne in the hallway of her school, holding a pre-cane
July 8, 2016
A mother of a legally blind child tapped into her local school district and Perkins resources to enable her daughter to reach her fullest potential.
A teacher holds out a pink scarf to a student
July 5, 2016
Sensory efficiency skills help Casey and other students use their senses to explore the world and achieve their goals.

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