Low Vision

Students sitting and standing around a large orange owl sculpture
February 28, 2018
Participants in the Pre-Employment Program heard from “Googlers” with disabilities about how they chose a career.
Gordon Legge sits with his back to the wall posing for a portrait.
February 22, 2018
Gordon Legge has been using the Perkins Brailler, which he calls a “marvel of the 20th century,” for more than six decades.
A young student wearing glasses
December 21, 2017
A look back at the biggest moments of the year.
A student throws a football through the uprights with help from a teacher
October 6, 2017
In adapted physical education classes, Perkins students lift weights and search for treasure while learning skills that will last a lifetime.
A living room in a bright, sunny house
January 20, 2017
Simple, inexpensive modifications can make your home safer for loved ones living with visual impairment.
Antoine Laham works with Amanda, who is smiling and holding his hands as he gestures.
November 7, 2016
Employees who are visually impaired are an essential part of Perkins’ diverse and productive workforce.
Zachary and Music Director Arnie Harris strum guitars.
September 7, 2016
Students return to Perkins School for the Blind for a new year of learning, laughter and growth.
A teacher shows a sparkly gold pom-pom to a young girl in a wheelchair.
July 11, 2016
Cortical Visual Impairment is the fast-growing (and perhaps most complex) cause of visual impairment in the U.S.
A student using a SMART Brailler while her teacher looks on
May 11, 2016
Perkins community teachers bring the power of the Expanded Core Curriculum to students everywhere.
A student pushing a grocery cart in a supermarket with an itinerant teacher
May 5, 2016
A day in the life of a community teacher: Pamela Oddis travels around the state to teach children who are blind how to navigate safely and independently.

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