Check out these resources to engage students who are blind or visually impaired.






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Compass, a College Success Perkins program

Perkins is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 session of Compass, our nine-month virtual enrichment program for blind and visually impaired high school students in grades 9 through 11. The program, designed to help each student develop a plan to build up the critical academic and blindness skills necessary to reach their own post-secondary goals – from academics to independence, self-advocacy, confidence and more – is a completely new take on college and career readiness.


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Riley’s Way Foundation’s Call for Kindness

The Riley’s Way Foundation’s Call for Kindness program empowers young leaders throughout the country to use kindness and empathy to create meaningful connections and positive change. The program will provide grants of up to $3,000 to up to 30 teen-led projects in 2021. Funded projects may tackle anything from pressing equity and social justice issues to building meaningful connections in schools or communities.