Living With Blindness

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.
Miranda Oakley stands by a poster for the University of Rhode Island
May 6, 2015
This Perkins graduate plans to become a writer so she can share stories of people with disabilities.
Rollercoaster with the headshots of the four people interviewed.
April 27, 2015
Americans rank blindness among their top four fears, according to a recent survey. Four interviews show it’s not as scary as it sounds.
Amy Caliri with her artwork.
April 27, 2015
Perkins alumna Amy Caliri didn’t let deafblindness stop her from becoming Gateway Arts’ most successful painter.
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.
Andrea Bocelli, Mary Ingalls, Gordon Gund, Thomas Gore, Sonora Carver and Daniel Kish
January 30, 2015
Can people who are blind be U.S. Senators, literary inspirations, horse divers, echolocation experts, professional sports owners? You bet!
Older woman using cctv to read a card written by a child.
December 31, 2014
Examining the impact assistive technology has had on a woman with severe vision loss caused by Uveitis.
rice, bread, eggs, asparagus, wooden spoon, bowls
November 10, 2014
Check out these tips for organizing your kitchen to make cooking easier and safer, and get you to the eating part faster.
Amy Bower kneeling on deck of boat.
September 29, 2014
Woods Hole oceanographer Amy Bower does not let blindness stand in her way, no matter what.

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