In the Community

A young man uses a cane to enter the door of a bank
October 1, 2015
Intensive 10-week workshop teaches job-search skills to students and young adults with visual impairments.
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.
Students touch a ball of play-doh.
June 2, 2015
Astrophysicists lead Perkins students in hands-on exploration of our solar system and the vastness of space.
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 student wearing goggles being led by another student
May 26, 2015
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard brings the deafblind experience to students at Cambridge School of Weston.
Two men sitting on chairs onstage
May 19, 2015
Just in time for the summer theater season, Perkins Library offers a list of local audio-described theater performances.
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.
A student from Deafblind reaches out to touch the guitar
May 12, 2015
Berklee College of Music helps students in Perkins’ Deafblind Program experience the joys of melody and rhythm.
A group of students and staff with Dave Power.
May 1, 2015
Perkins honors local businesses for giving life-changing employment opportunities to students.
Three people standing in a library looking at a SARA CE
April 30, 2015
With help from Perkins, Auburn Free Public Library has become a truly accessible community resource.

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