Perkins News

A young boy sits and plays a drum in his lap.
March 24, 2020
Giving every child every chance to thrive.
A teacher and student sit at a table, communicating with tactile sign language.
March 6, 2020
Through the Perkins International Educational Leadership Program, one educator from the southeast Asian nation is becoming part of #ThePerkinsEffect
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.
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.

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