In the Community

A child reaches both hands out to touch a corn snake
June 16, 2016
Perkins preschoolers make friends with animals that slither, jump and crawl during an educational visit from a traveling animal presenter.
A student holds the steering wheel of a boat while the captain looks on
June 13, 2016
Watertown boat owners give Perkins students an experience to remember during annual Charles River cruise.
Jordan, Harry and Alderson clapping
May 27, 2016
Young adults with visual impairment get advice, training and confidence at Perkins’ new Pre-Employment Program.
A student using a SMART Brailler while her teacher looks on
May 11, 2016
Perkins community teachers bring the power of the Expanded Core Curriculum to students everywhere.
A student pushing a grocery cart in a supermarket with an itinerant teacher
May 5, 2016
A day in the life of a community teacher: Pamela Oddis travels around the state to teach children who are blind how to navigate safely and independently.
Amber and her son Ivan holding a certificate
May 5, 2016
WonderBaby.org founder Amber Bobnar’s work has touched thousands of families of children with disabilities.
Paul Saner standing at a podium next to an interpreter
February 26, 2016
The event gave people who are blind and deafblind a face-to-face opportunity to ask questions about state services.
The three hosts of Karson & Kennedy in the Radio Perkins studio
January 19, 2016
Popular morning hosts Karson & Kennedy share the secrets of radio success with student DJs at Perkins School for the Blind.
A student reading braille in a classroom
November 20, 2015
Two young men succeeded in different ways, thanks to schools that fully included students while empowering them to achieve their full potential.
A student wearing a red shirt and a floral baseball cap uses a knife and cutting board to slice a red pepper at the kitchen table. A teacher sits next to him.
October 5, 2015
At a summer Outreach program, teens and young adults who are blind master essential living skills, from cooking a meal to loading a dishwasher.

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