Perkins News

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 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.
Wearing an apron, Maggie uses a towel to wash a dish.
September 20, 2019
Students of all ages work to develop important skills and define for themselves what they want from life after Perkins.
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 young student with visual impairment walks with a cane alongside a teacher.
September 3, 2019
Every new academic year is unique, representative of both possibility and progress.
A woman and man crouch to work with a child with disabilities seated in a chair.
August 19, 2019
Sampada Shevde joins prestigious roster of Anne Sullivan Macy Medal winners.
Students in blue school uniforms work in a crowded classroom.
August 8, 2019
Innovation, access and lifelong learning will drive the conversation at 7th Africa Forum summit.

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