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Ellis Hall sits at his keyboard with his hands raised while the Perkins chorus sings behind him.
May 4, 2018
The annual event raised more than $1 million to support programs and services for individuals who are blind.
A mother and her daughter standing side by side
April 27, 2018
For parents of children with special needs, support comes from many sources.
People gathering at the State House's Hall of Flags
March 30, 2018
Speakers of all ages shared their personal stories at 10th annual Deafblind Awareness Day.
A young student wearing glasses
December 21, 2017
A look back at the biggest moments of the year.
Jaimi Lard and Christine Dwyer standing on the TEDx stage
November 22, 2017
Lard, who is deafblind, challenged the crowd to ‘see the world differently.’
Two women standing in front of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.
June 28, 2017
Members of Congress heard from Perkins accessibility expert Marla Runyan on the importance of assistive technology for people with disabilities.
Perkins President and CEO Dave Power and Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney outside the United Nations before the launch of Perkins International Academy.
June 14, 2017
Perkins International Academy unveiled at United Nations in effort to train 1 million special educators by 2030.
H.E. Juan José Gómez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations, speaks at a panel hosted by Perkins International at U.N. headquarters.
June 13, 2017
At global disability conference, educators and advocates explore ways to educate world’s most vulnerable children.
Corinne Grousbeck and Dave Power dancing at the gala
May 5, 2017
The annual event raised $1 million to support education for students with visual impairment.
A bearded man looks through a transparent smartphone
April 4, 2017
Want to help? Here are four ways you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of people who are blind.

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