Living With Blindness

Two students sitting in a classroom
October 5, 2017
A new nine-month program equips college-bound students with skills they need to earn a degree.
Two women standing in front of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.
June 28, 2017
Members of Congress heard from Perkins accessibility expert Marla Runyan on the importance of assistive technology for people with disabilities.
A college-bound student sits at a table working at a laptop
June 7, 2017
Set yourself up for success by visiting schools, signing up for the SATs and sharpening your skills.
A man with a guide dog and two boys, one using walking poles, walk on a trail through the forest
June 1, 2017
With a little preparation, hiking is a great way for people who are blind to enjoy the sensory beauty of nature.
Four students smile as they stand side-by-side.
May 26, 2017
From practicing eye contact to making causal conversation, a Perkins teacher shares essential lessons parents can reinforce at home.
Cory stands holding his diploma wearing black a cap and gown
May 9, 2017
If you're blind, you can still go to college, use money and coordinate your outfit. Here's how.
A man plays a keyboard on the set of a television program
April 24, 2017
Three alumni show the extraordinary range of jobs Perkins graduates can do, from one-man band to small-business owner.
A teenage boy skis down the mountain wearing a neon vest
April 24, 2017
If you’ve ever wondered how people who are blind ride the bus, raise kids or shop for groceries, here’s your chance to find out.
A man uses an iphone while standing next to a bus stop
April 6, 2017
Perkins partners with MIPsoft, makers of the popular BlindSquare app, to help more travelers with visual impairments find bus stops in the Boston area.
The governor with Corinne Grousbeck, Dave Power and Paul Saner on the State House Grand Staircase
March 9, 2017
Massachusetts governor urges Commonwealth residents to break down barriers between people who are blind and sighted.

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