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Perkins School for the Blind receives $150,000 grant.

The Perkins School for the Blind recently received a $150,000 grant from the CVS/ pharmacy Charitable Trust "All Kids Can" program to support and expand its programs for infants and toddlers who are blind or visually impaired. The "All Kids Can" program is designed to support nonprofit organizations in providing programs and services that ensure that all children have the opportunity to learn, play, and succeed in life. By helping to improve the development of children with vision impairments or deaf-blindness, Perkins Infant and Toddler Program is designed to help ensure that all children "do, indeed, have the opportunity to succeed." For more information, contact: Perkins School for the Blind, 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472; phone 617-924-3434; web site: <www.perkins.pvt. k12.ma.us>.
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Title Annotation:Schoolchildren
Publication:Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Apr 1, 2007
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