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Toronto to Boston

It feels as though I was packing my whole life away in a suitcase just a few days ago. I can’t believe that it has already been 2 weeks since I officially moved from Toronto to Boston.

Aparana T
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Welcome to NECO

Moving to a new city, starting on a new path for a future career, and meeting all kinds of people…it’s a little daunting, to say the least.

Sophia Convertini
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NECO, Perkins School continue joint low vision clinic

At the NECO Center for Eye Care’s Low Vision Clinic at Perkins School for the Blind, NECO’s Barry Kran OD, FAAO, is testing the acuity of a 15-year-old boy. This is not a traditional exam: The boy is deafblind (meaning some level of vision impairment and some level of hearing impairment), has cerebral palsy, cognitive challenges, and limited ability to communicate.