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Perkins China CHEER – The role of education in eye care


Perkins International has partnered with organizations around the world to provide support in the education of children with visual impairment and multiple disabilities. This commitment to improving educational services has spanned decades and countless initiatives. In line with Perkins International’s long history of pursuing excellence in blindness education, the Seeing is Believing CHEER Project has sought to increase the educational capacities of a preschool serving children with visual impairments in the Shanxi region of China. This report will detail the findings of this project, focusing on the impact of Perkins International’s trainings on teacher’s skills and behaviors.