Perkins Campus

A student and a teacher, both wearing headphones, hold a microphone with a fluffy cover.
July 11, 2017
Perkins students learn about soundscape ecology from Purdue researchers.
A man in a chef's jacket stands in an industrial kitchen with his arms crossed.
April 27, 2017
What I do: Food Services Coordinator Gregory Primo feeds about 500 Perkins students and staffers each day.
A student in a wheelchair approaches the doorway of Oliver Cottage
April 21, 2017
Every time they do a load of laundry or cook a pizza, residential students at Perkins are learning essential skills for living independently.
A woman in a winter coat stands next to a piece of large machinery carrying sand in a snowy day. A man in a reflective jacket stands to the right.
December 27, 2016
What I do: Lead Groundsperson Sonia Baerhuk oversees everything from landscaping to snow removal at Perkins.
Educational Leadership Program participant Thi Thu Thanh Pham of Vietnam holds a fan made by students who are blind.
November 15, 2016
Festive annual event gives Educational Leadership Program participants a chance to share their cultures.
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.
Bob wearing a hard hat and reflective safety vest on the Perkins campus.
October 12, 2016
A unique program helps Perkins students learn from the experts about on-campus construction projects.
A woman leans over between two blindfolded and seated men.
September 27, 2016
What I do: Director of Special Events Emily Goodman talks about what it takes to create Perkins' memorable fundraisers.
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.
Three people talking using sign language
September 2, 2016
Optimus Ride partners with Perkins to test self-driving technology that will revolutionize transportation for people who are blind.

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