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Working at Perkins
Helen Keller, the president whisperer
February 16, 2018
A look back at the deafblind icon’s relationships with seven U.S. presidents.
Teacher of teachers
December 6, 2017
Perkins has a long history of training educators of students who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired.
Perkins' historic connection to the Boston Common Christmas tree
November 30, 2017
Annual gift from Nova Scotia honors Halifax Explosion relief efforts by Perkins and other local institutions.
A pond for study and fun
September 21, 2017
Since 1912, students have enjoyed ice skating, rowing and learning about the Perkins Pond’s wildlife and ecosystem.
A century of horticulture skills
July 21, 2017
Perkins students have learned vocational skills, as well as sensory exploration, through horticulture for more than a century.
Quotes for life from Helen Keller
June 27, 2017
As we celebrate Perkins' most famous student's birthday today, let's take a look back at her words of wisdom.
Run, jump, play, compete
May 30, 2017
Perkins has always been a leader in encouraging students who are blind to participate in sports and athletics.
Five famous figures you never knew had a connection to Perkins
May 23, 2017
What do a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, a female aviation pioneer and an iconic author have in common?
The touching tale of Tommy Stringer
May 11, 2017
When she was just 10 years old, Helen Keller launched a fundraising drive to help a poor boy who was deafblind come to Perkins.
Helen Keller, Shakespeare skeptic
April 25, 2017
Keller was never afraid to take unpopular positions, as she did when she argued that William Shakespeare didn't write his plays