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Helen Keller's forgotten Oscar
February 25, 2016
She’s best known as an activist and author, but the deafblind icon also had a moment in the Hollywood spotlight.
A deafblind trailblazer you've probably never heard of
December 22, 2015
In the 1800s, Perkins student Laura Bridgman was the second most famous woman in the world, after only Queen Victoria.
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.
A career switch from the heart
October 16, 2015
Working with children with disabilities brings joy to Mai Ahmed Ameen Elkoduse from Egypt, who attends Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program.
A life-changing connection
September 29, 2015
The FCC’s iCanConnect program makes it possible for thousands of people with deafblindness to stay in touch with family and friends through the power of technology.
Power in the eye of the beholder
September 25, 2015
A breakthrough technology is helping non-verbal Perkins students use their limited vision to communicate.
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?
Taking a 'touching tour' of a sculpture park
August 10, 2015
The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum makes art accessible to everyone, even visitors who can’t see or hear
A hard day's night: Behind the scenes with Perkins' overnight staff
August 3, 2015
Making sure students are resting safely is a sunset-to-sunrise job for the awake overnight staff at Perkins School for the Blind.
Celebrating a lifetime of service
July 23, 2015
Steve Perreault honored with Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for building Perkins’ programs for children who are blind and deafblind in Latin America