Transition

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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Steph walks down a sidewalk using a white cane while their O&M teacher trails behind them.
December 19, 2018
College Success@Perkins sends young adults down a path toward academic growth and self discovery.
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.
Cartoon students hang out in front of Tompkins Cottage.
April 30, 2018
With support from foundations, Perkins is launching new programs and services to help students and their families prepare for life after high school.
Students sitting and standing around a large orange owl sculpture
February 28, 2018
Participants in the Pre-Employment Program heard from “Googlers” with disabilities about how they chose a career.

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