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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?
New Perkins documentary available online
June 26, 2015
Canadian documentary puts the spotlight on Perkins School for the Blind, from Helen Keller to the modern day.
May 13, 2015
Antique raised-print book returned 159 years after it was printed at Perkins School for the Blind.
How the evolution of the brailler expanded braille literacy
April 6, 2015
For more than 60 years, the Perkins Brailler has made it easier for people who are blind to communicate with the world around them.
Celebrating Perkins' anniversary (and remembering the world's most amazing cake)
March 2, 2015
On March 2, Perkins celebrates the day it was chartered as a school for the blind.
Perkins' long history of promoting blindness education
February 20, 2015
Perkins’ mission to educate children who are blind has always extended far beyond our Watertown campus.
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?
Artifacts in the Perkins Archives illuminate 185 years of blindness history
November 28, 2014
You never know what you’ll find in the lower level of Perkins, where a treasure trove of historic artifacts is waiting to be discovered.
Following in Helen Keller's Footsteps
September 14, 2014
Tracing Helen Keller’s footsteps at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
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.