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Actor Charlie Cox wears dark glasses while playing the character Matt Murdock on the show Daredevil.
January 4, 2017
Characters with blindness played important roles in some of the year’s biggest and most interesting movies and TV shows.
A boarding area at Logan Airport, with overhead video monitors showing a BlindNewWorld video.
December 28, 2016
Thought-provoking videos will reach millions of travelers with message of understanding and inclusion.
A woman in a winter coat stands next to a piece of large machinery carrying sand in a snowy day. A man in a reflective jacket stands to the right.
December 27, 2016
What I do: Lead Groundsperson Sonia Baerhuk oversees everything from landscaping to snow removal at Perkins.
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.
Two people, one with a white cane, walk on a sidewalk together
December 22, 2016
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard is the voice for people with disabilities on the Arsenal Street Corridor Working Group.
A mountain climber hikes up a snowy ridge
December 20, 2016
From mountain climbing to speed skating, they’re rewriting the rule book about what’s possible for athletes with blindness.
David Whalen standing in the Howe museum.
December 12, 2016
David Whalen will lead fundraising efforts to expand Perkins’ programs and initiatives around the world.
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.
A statue of a woman and two children
December 2, 2016
She died 44 years ago, but students in Thailand still gather every year to commemorate the life of Genevieve Caulfield.
Chelsea White sits in front of a bookcase full of blue audio books.
December 1, 2016
What I do: Reader Advisor Chelsea White recommends books to Perkins Library patrons, based on their literary likes and dislikes.

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