College Success @ Perkins

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    College Success @ Perkins Resources Education Top Choices Training The transition to young adulthood can be challenging for everyone – there are higher expectations, more independence and lots of social and emotional changes to adjust to. And the stakes are even higher if you are blind or visually impaired.

    That’s why Perkins School for the Blind has developed programs dedicated to supporting young adults through this transition – whether their path takes them to college or on the first step to a successful career.

    College Success is a selective, nine-month residential program for blind or visually-impaired high school graduates – ages 18 to 22 – who are either college-bound or who have spent time in college and are looking to hone their skills for a successful return to college. The next session of the program starts in August 2019.

    This is an experience – for the students, driven by the students – that encourages both academic and personal growth. The program is designed to give each student the opportunity to build up the specific, individual skills they need to take charge of their future and create the college experience they’ve always wanted.  Additional program details and an application are available online at www.Perkins.Org/College or you can contact: Amy Ferreira, Director of Admissions,

    How Can We Help You Or A Loved One

    Mr. Magnifier: If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, our Mr. Magnifier handheld magnifiers are the perfect 1st Step for anyone with Macular Degeneration!  Here’s a link to very helpful information, including a free Magnification Guide –

    Free Low Vision Guide: If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with low vision, we have created this complimentary Low Vision Guide a free resource to help you or loved one who has been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration or other low vision conditions. Click here to download a PDF of the entire report.

    Corporate Brochure: Our comprehensive brochure outlines all of the helpful assistive technology and assistive training services we provide. Click here to download our Corporate Brochure.

    Technology: We offer the latest and most advanced low vision and blindness technology supported by world-class personal service. We have nearly 100% of all major electronic low vision, blindness, and software products. Our complimentary, no-obligation demonstration on any of our products will make sure our clients are getting the right product for their specific eye condition. Click here to learn more.

    Training: Assistive rehabilitation training services for people with low vision and blindness.  We go to our clients - home, school, or business - training where they need it - from caring assistive technology professionals. Click here to learn more.

    To learn more about how we can help you or a loved one, contact a Technology Specialist at New England Low Vision and Blindness today. You can call our toll-free number 888-211-6933 or email us at and we will be happy to help.

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