In the Community

Two women runners standing side by side.
April 28, 2015
One teacher runs a 5K race without the benefit of sight to raise funds for Perkins.
David McDermott at Perk Cafe.
April 27, 2015
David McDermott, lead job coach at Perkins, talks about the importance of students' vocational exploration.
Grace using her laptop in her kitchen at home.
April 24, 2015
Perkins teachers are helping public school students with visual impairments map out their futures and make them a reality.
A young boy listens to music on headphones
March 27, 2015
From trampolines to mystery aromas, kids who are blind and their parents enjoy sensory integration activities.
A mountain, a ski lift and skiers
March 17, 2015
Skiers from Perkins’ Outreach Short Courses enjoyed this year’s adaptive ski festival hosted at Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine.
Two students work together building accessible technology.
March 4, 2015
MIT students worked with clients with disabilities to design and build customized assistive technology devices.
Teacher and student sitting at a table and signing to each other
February 6, 2015
Tips and techniques for better communication with people who are deaf.
Student watches small, wheeled robot move across the floor.
January 12, 2015
Public school students with visual impairments relish hands-on opportunity to learn the science behind robotics.
Woman assisting man with cane to cross the street.
November 25, 2014
Make your next interaction with someone who is visually impaired easier and more comfortable – for both of you.
A woman smiles at a baby.
October 24, 2014
Tactile baby blankets promote sensory exploration

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