In the Community

A teacher and student use an iPad in class.
October 24, 2014
Perkins’ itinerant teachers offer personalized academic support to children who are blind and visually impaired.
A job seeker shakes hands with an employer from WilmerHale.
October 17, 2014
At the fourth annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairments, held at the Radcliffe Institute on October 16, adults who are blind or visually impaired were able to meet with employers from across the state.
World map
October 17, 2014
For a quarter century, graduates of Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program have driven positive change in their home countries.
Kim Charlson
October 17, 2014
The American Council of the Blind’s first female president is also Perkins’ winningest advocate: Kim Charlson
Jennifer Siff using a white cane to navigate Watertown Square.
October 16, 2014
Understanding students' navigational challenges is crucial for orientation and mobility specialists.
Teacher and two students in front of the state house
August 15, 2014
Secondary students get a taste of government at the State House
Girl sitting in front of a computer with a teacher showing her how to use the technology.
August 15, 2014
A service offered to public school students with visual impairments by Perkins’ Educational Programs division.
Two students pack oranges in a box under supervision
October 21, 2013
Students learn important job skills during a five week training program.
Boy using tactile symbols to learn math while teacher looks on
October 21, 2013
The Educational Partnership program puts teachers of the visually impaired into the community.
Boy wearing glasses touching a tactile globe, and headshot of Sheehan
October 23, 2012
Fundraising campaign winds down toward a big finish


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