Professional Development

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.
A man and woman work with a student in a wheelchair.
December 19, 2019
Hailing from Brazil, Chile and El Salvador, three professionals hope to improve life for children with multiple disabilities in their countries.
A woman with visual impairment sits at a computer wearing a headset.
October 7, 2019
With a little thought, any workplace can be transformed to better serve a more diverse employee base.
group picture of students and Perkins staff at certificate ceremony
October 18, 2018
It’s an unparalleled opportunity to access the world-renowned expertise at Perkins in a first-hand, real-time way.
A young woman who is blind works behind a counter in a jewelry shop.
July 12, 2018
Perkins’ summer vocational program puts students with visual impairment on the payroll at local workplaces.
An archival photo of 8 teachers standing on the Perkins campus
December 6, 2017
Perkins has a long history of training educators of students who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired.
Four women pose for a photo in front of flags.
September 7, 2017
Region's first Perkins International Academy course will impact children with multiple disabilities in three countries.
A group of adults learning in a computer lab
April 24, 2017
Perkins eLearning provides the vital information parents and educators need to help children with visual impairment succeed.
A teacher works with a student during a vocational planning lesson
April 24, 2017
Professionals in Lesley University's transition program are gaining crucial experience working with Perkins students.
A young man interviewing for a job
September 29, 2016
New interactive class gives hiring professionals tools to recruit, interview and hire candidates with disabilities.

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