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An activist for accessibility
October 8, 2015
Perkins graduate Beverly Grady has spent three decades making her hometown a more welcoming place for people who are blind.
A puppy named Perkins
August 25, 2015
Named in honor of Perkins School for the Blind, a floppy-eared golden puppy is training as a guide dog in California.
Helen Keller, advocate and traveler
August 18, 2015
Many know Helen Keller as an advocate for people with disabilities, but did you know she was also a suffragist, civil rights pioneer and ambassador?
A visit to the world of deafblindness
May 26, 2015
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard brings the deafblind experience to students at Cambridge School of Weston.
Perkins 10th anniversary Possibilities Gala raises $1.4 million
May 8, 2015
Annual event brings hundreds of supporters to Perkins’ campus for an evening of music, inspiration and generosity.
Living fearlessly: Miranda Oakley
May 6, 2015
This Perkins graduate plans to become a writer so she can share stories of people with disabilities.
Living fearlessly with blindness
April 27, 2015
Americans rank blindness among their top four fears, according to a recent survey. Four interviews show it’s not as scary as it sounds.
The art of the possible
April 27, 2015
Perkins alumna Amy Caliri didn’t let deafblindness stop her from becoming Gateway Arts’ most successful painter.
Seven fascinating facts you probably didn't know about Helen Keller
February 9, 2015
Helen Keller was world-famous as an author and activist. But did you know she had a secret love interest?
Perkins honors passing of graduate and deafblind icon
July 22, 2014
Perkins School for the Blind graduate Dr. Robert J. Smithdas, the renowned author, poet and lecturer and a pillar of the deafblind community, died July 17 at age 89.