Beacon High School 917 Belmont St, Watertown, MA02472 Founded in 1971, Beacon High School is an alternative high school located in Watertown. The school mixes educational and…More therapeutic services to foster student growth and responsibility. Students typically have struggled in school due to emotional problems and learning difficulties. The school provides a college preparatory program in a safe and supportive setting.
Perkins School for The Blind 175 N Beacon St, Watertown, MA02472 Perkins School for The Blind is the oldest school for the blind in the country. In fact, Helen Keller and her teacher,…More Anne Sullivan, attended the school. Today, the school educates 200 students on campus, 280 in Massachusetts public schools and 45,000 in 64 countries around the globe. The school opened in 1829 in Boston, and moved to the 38-acre campus in Watertown in 1910.
Perkins Braille & Talking Book Library 175 N Beacon St, Watertown, MA02472 This library, located on the campus of the Perkins School for the Blind, serves the blind and those with impaired…More vision. The library has a wide range of books in braille, large print books and audio books. Videos with audio description are also available. The library has a studio where audio books can be created. Users of the library must first be approved, and must be visually impaired or unable to turn the pages of a book.