Lower School Program Perkins School for the Blind

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Contact Information

Perkins School for the Blind
Contact: Ed Bosso, Executive Director of Educational Programs
Email Address: Admissions@Perkins.org
Phone: 617-924-3434
Alternate Phone: 617-972-7227 xAdmissions

175 North Beacon Street Watertown, MA 02472
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Lower School Program

Narrative

The Lower School Program integrates classroom learning with community experiences to teach and excite children about the world, its possibilities and their place within it. Designed for elementary- and middle school-age students, this program immerses students in classroom learning, combined with lessons in daily living skills, communication and travel, with a goal of greater awareness and independence.

Service Types

  • After School Programs
  • Community Based Day Program
  • Dentist
  • Disability Awareness
  • Domestic Violence
  • Domestic Violence Counseling
  • Inpatient
  • Mental Health
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Schools - Day
  • Schools - Residential
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities
  • Speech Therapy

Program Type

  • Education

Populations Served

  • Allergies
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Blind
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Delay Birth to 3
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Language Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Rare disorders/low incidence
  • Scoliosis
  • Skin Disorders
  • Speech Impairment
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: of Agencies Serving,the Blind
  • Fees: Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DPH,OFC,DOE