Young Adult Learning

During a water break in the shade, Lower School student Madison helps Liverpool FC’s Ryan Moignard don a Liverpool hat.
July 24, 2014
Students tried a new sport with tips and encouragement from the game's very best.
Rebecca with Board of Trustees Chair Fred Clifford on stage during Friday’s Commencement Ceremony.
June 13, 2014
The Class of 2014 celebrated the culmination of their Perkins journey at the annual Commencement Ceremony.
Scouts and Perkins students going for a hike.
June 6, 2014
Perkins Secondary students and members of Boy Scout Troop 3, explored the trails of Newton’s Norumbega Park Conservation Area.
Gala co-chairs Kevin Bright, Corinne Grousbeck and Bill Schawbel
May 2, 2014
About 600 supporters took part in a memorable night of entertainment and inspiration on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind on May 1.
Gonzalo practices woodworking with Patricia in a classroom at Mi Lugar.
February 11, 2014
When Gonzalo's family in Argentina couldn't find a school that met his needs, they started their own learning center.
Boy and teacher conducting outside O & M lesson with white cane.
July 22, 2012
Every day at Perkins, students develop skills they will use throughout their lives to safely and independently navigate the world around them.
A teacher working with a blind student
July 15, 2012
Each child who is eligible for special education has his or her own unique set of educational needs, learning abilities, and dreams for the future.
Beam and another student navigate a street in Thailand using their white canes.
July 5, 2012
Born with visual impairments and multiple disabilities, Beam proudly uses his earnings as a massage therapist to support his mother.
Student working in the student store
May 18, 2012
The expanded core curriculum empowers students with disabilities to access their education and make their own choices throughout life.
Perkins students hanging out
April 3, 2012
For students who are visually impaired, social skills must be explicitly taught in the curriculum.

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