Secondary Program Perkins School for the Blind

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Contact Information

Perkins School for the Blind
Contact: Pat McCall, Education Director
Email Address: Secondary@perkins.org
Phone: 617-972-7236
Alternate Phone: 617-972-7239

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

Map Location Secondary Program

Narrative

Offers individualized residential and day programming for adolescents and young adults in 2 areas: Junior/Senior High School Program and Special Programs. Residential students live in 1 of 5 cottages on the campus. Contact program for fee information.  The Secondary Program offers students of all abilities an academic journey that challenges and excites them, as well as the social encounters, independent living and vocational readiness skills that promote their successful transition to adulthood.  

Service Types

  • Job Skills
  • Job Training
  • Mental Health
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Relationship/Friendship Support
  • Schools - Day
  • Schools - Residential
  • Skills Training
  • Socialization Activities
  • Speech Therapy

Program Type

  • Education

Populations Served

  • Aphasia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Blind
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Deaf
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Language Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Speech Impairment
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Braille/audio
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DOE,OFC