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Thomas, sitting next to a woman, sits in a conference room and listens on.
February 12, 2020
The transition program equips adults with visual impairments aged 18-29 with the skills they need to find a meaningful career and sustain finance.
Perkins goal ball squad cheering pre-game
December 30, 2019
Every year brings moments that stay with us, here’s a sampling of the best moments from 2019.
Two young boys with visual impairment, one in a wheelchair, read from a tactile picture book.
December 23, 2019
Students empower each other in new ways as a means to self-determination and skill development.
Two young men sit around a table and speak into microphones.
December 10, 2019
High school students with visual impairment spent a day exploring audio storytelling.
Sitting next to an aide, Iris uses a cooking stencil to cut shapes from flattened wheat.
November 14, 2019
For Iris, who has visual and developmental disabilities, the learning continues post-graduation.
A teacher sits and works with a young girl who is deafblind pressing a switch.
October 24, 2019
While affirming special education is a right, U.S. Senator Ed Markey lauds Perkins as a model for the rest of the country.
A blind woman crouches down and holds her guide dog's paw in her hand.
October 16, 2019
The answers to all your most pressing questions about service pups.
A group of young kids play with lit up legos.
September 20, 2019
Individualized support empowers students in the Early Learning Center and Lower School.
A group of well dressed young adults, some holding diplomas, hold their hands up in celebration.
September 20, 2019
Life after graduation can be daunting when blind, but it doesn’t have to be.
Mona and AJ stand next to each other in front of a Perkins-branded backdrop.
September 20, 2019
Mona and AJ are the parents of a former student and members of the Corporation. They have been involved with Perkins for nearly 20 years.

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