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World-changing advocacy campaign launched at Perkins Gala
May 6, 2016
Annual event raises $1.1 million to support Perkins’ global mission of educating children who are blind.
Shining a spotlight on life-changing deafblindness programs
March 31, 2016
At annual Deafblind Awareness Day, advocates highlight crucial state programs for people with vision and hearing loss.
Advocates rally at annual B.L.I.N.D. Day event
March 25, 2016
Members of the Massachusetts blindness community speak out for funding for crucial services like education and accessible books.
Running for Daniel and Andrew
March 14, 2016
Dan O’Neil is ready to take on the Boston Marathon for his two nephews who attend Perkins School for the Blind.
Legislators visit 'inspirational' Perkins classrooms
March 2, 2016
State policymakers, including House Speaker Robert DeLeo, came to Perkins to observe firsthand the life-changing power of special education.
Perkins hosts Q&A with MCB Commissioner Paul Saner
February 26, 2016
The event gave people who are blind and deafblind a face-to-face opportunity to ask questions about state services.
What you didn't know about Stevie Wonder's "braille joke" at the Grammys
February 16, 2016
Stevie Wonder's shout out for braille and accessible books surprised the crowd, but not the director of Perkins Library.
Here's a great idea: You should run a 5k race blindfolded
February 10, 2016
It’s the Blindfold Challenge in Boston. It’s not as crazy as it sounds. And it’s for a really good cause.
10 surprising connections between Veterans Day and blindness
November 11, 2015
From braille to guide dogs, veterans have been front and center in many life-changing innovations in the blindness field.
10 reasons to put Helen Keller on the new $10 bill
November 4, 2015
The inspirational deafblind icon is the obvious choice to appear on the United States’ first tactile currency note.