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PA & PBM Lions’ Gifts Allow Disabled Adults to Weather the Storm

Paoli,PA…Thanks to some generous Lions, the adults with visual impairment and developmental disabilities who live in a Royer-Greaves residence can now weather power outages safely at home. The Lions of Pennsylvania Foundation recently presented Royer-Greaves School for Blind with a check for nearly $15,000. Coupled with a check from the Paoli, Berwyn, Malvern Lions Club, that money will fund the … Read More

Local teen at School for Blind works toward independent life

PAOLI — Lia Berastain, 17, organizes stuffed animals in the toy section of Boscov’s, talking and laughing as she moves giraffe stuffed animals and teddy bears into a neat display. The Royer-Greaves School for Blind junior works at the Exton department store through the Discover Program, an internship-like program Royer-Greaves offers through its partnership with the Chester County Intermediate Unit … Read More

Volunteers spend day at Royer-Greaves School for the Blind

PAOLI — A team of volunteer employees from Vanguard recently spent an afternoon at the Royer-Greaves School for the Blind in Paoli, learning about the work of the school and lending muscle to several projects. The Vanguard volunteers also spent time reading children’s books to Royer-Greaves’ younger students. The school serves children and adults who have both visual impairment and … Read More

Royer-Greaves Students Dance, Drum & Sing with Professional Musicians

PAOLI—Not all Royer-Greaves School for the Blind students and adults can walk, but they were all able to dance sing, and drum at Saturday’s public performance. Royer-Greaves serves students and adults who have visual disabilities coupled with additional physical, intellectual, developmental, and/or emotional disabilities. All spring, they studied with professional musicians and dancers from two non-profit organizations dedicated to bringing … Read More

School for Blind adopts strategy to ensure its future

By Digital First Media Posted: 08/20/18, 4:23 PM EDT Paoli >> On the cusp of its 100th anniversary, Royer-Greaves School for Blind has begun work on a comprehensive strategic plan that will ensure its programs, buildings, technology, and campus will support the needs of the students and adults it serves well into the future. Royer-Greaves School provides education, training, multiple … Read More

Royer-Greaves School for Blind Invites Public to Free March 22 Symposium

When Children With Special Needs Grow Up: How to Ensure Life-Long Services, Support, and Legal Protections for Someone You Love Experts to offer advice on planning for major life transitions, including young adults “aging out” of the school system and continuing care after the death of parents or guardians. Information regarding power of attorney and guardianship applies to anyone making … Read More

The Philadelphia Inquirer featured an interesting and informative feature story about our music program and the work of Suzanne Kane and Mr. Ron Curry.

Click here to read the story: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/20161130_For_this_music_teacher_and_his_students__he_has__walked_their_path_.html

The Daily Local featured our Easter Egg Hunt, with its beeping eggs that students and adults found with their ears.

Click here to read the article: http://www.dailylocal.com/article/DL/20170415/NEWS/170419860

Brad Segall of the Philadelphia Agenda did a heartwarming and in-depth interview of Royer- Greaves moms Sandra Smith and Jatae Winkey-Posey, moms of Sonia Smith and Jala Winkey, respectively, for a Mother’s Day radio show about raising children with special needs.

Click here to hear the interview: http://wogl.cbslocal.com/2017/05/16/philadelphia-agenda- royer-greaves- school/

The Daily Local ran a beautiful piece on our new garden program, a labor-of- love for the ATF adults, ATF Supervisor Domnic Odida, and Assistant Executive Director Debra Jerome.

Click here to view the article: http://www.dailylocal.com/article/DL/20170624/NEWS/170629896