Transition

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.
A young student wearing glasses
December 21, 2017
A look back at the biggest moments of the year.
A man holding a white cane shakes hands with a woman behind a table
November 3, 2017
Job seekers put aside their disability at annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairment.
A student working at a hotel breakfast buffet
November 1, 2017
A work placement at a local hotel inspired one Perkins student’s plans for the future.

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