Perkins News

A young man with vision impairment interviews in a professional environment.
June 13, 2019
Throughout the year, students with visual impairment socialize, learn new skills and embrace their passions through condensed, impactful courses.
Randy and Tina Kinard walk hand in hand.
June 12, 2019
Randy serves on the Board of Trustees, and Tina is a Corporator. They’ve supported Perkins since 2008.
Teri Turgeon stands, smiling with her arms crossed.
June 12, 2019
Perkins lifts up families of children with visual impairments—but it’s about so much more than being a service provider.
A man reads from a music stand while students listen on.
June 11, 2019
Music provides countless paths for Perkins students to learn and express themselves.
Eight young adults dressed in formal wear pose with their hands up.
May 21, 2019
Eight young adults with visual impairment from around the country graduated from the program better equipped to transition to adult life.
A sign says "Radio," the word printed in braille next to it.
May 9, 2019
First ever NPR Student Podcast Challenge gives platform to students in Perkins’ Secondary Program.
A large crowd of people dance under raining confetti.
May 6, 2019
The annual event raised more than $1 million to support new and existing programs for children with visual impairment and multiple disabilities.
Two women communicate using tactile sign language.
March 29, 2019
For the second time this month, Perkins School for the Blind was at the state house to advocate for the blind community.
A man and woman pose for a picture and smile.
March 26, 2019
Abbie and Tim are members of the Corporation and have been involved with Perkins since 2004.
Martha Majors poses for a portrait.
March 26, 2019
This guiding philosophy of the Deafblind Program breaks down barriers so students can communicate and self-advocate.

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