Perkins International

Left to right: Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney; Graciela Ferioli; Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
March 6, 2017
Graciela Ferioli, Argentina’s first teacher of the deafblind, receives Perkins’ prestigious Anne Sullivan Macy Medal.
Burcu Gul embraces a female student in Ankara, Turkey.
February 22, 2017
Inspired by her Perkins training, Burcu Gül wants to open Turkey’s first preschool for children with multiple disabilities.
Mariam Shenoda of Egypt and a Perkins student.
January 25, 2017
Mariam Shenoda plans to use her experience in the Educational Leadership Program to help Egyptian children with deafblindness.
A portrait of Francis Odongo.
December 22, 2016
Francis Odongo is attending Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program to discover new ways to help his students in Uganda.
Marianne Riggio of Perkins International receives the Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for her service to the deafblind community. Pictured left to right: Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney; Riggio; and Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
December 6, 2016
Marianne Riggio receives Perkins’ prestigious Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for service to deafblind community.
Asma Shilpi watches a child play with a drum on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind.
November 17, 2016
Asma Shilpi wants to use her Perkins training to support families in Bangladesh with children who are multiply disabled.
Educational Leadership Program participant Thi Thu Thanh Pham of Vietnam holds a fan made by students who are blind.
November 15, 2016
Festive annual event gives Educational Leadership Program participants a chance to share their cultures.
Cynthia Vera sits on a bed holding her daughter Amira.
October 18, 2016
In Argentina’s largest province, more kids with multiple disabilities are going to school thanks to Perkins International.
Amira, left, with her parents and siblings. All photos by Ale Ares.
October 18, 2016
Snapshots of a family from Argentina, whose daughter with deafblindness has started attending school.
Walubo and Halima with their cow.
October 12, 2016
In rural Uganda, Perkins International helps high school sweethearts Walubo and Halima beat the odds and build a life together.

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