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A woman who is deafblind communicates with an interpreter using tactile sign language.
May 21, 2018
The inaugural Network of the Americas Conference was both a learning and teaching opportunity.
A man instructs a large chorus in an auditorium.
May 18, 2018
More than 100 students from up and down the east coast performed in the concert at Perkins.
A woman wearing headphones uses a stylus pen to fill out a ballot on a touch screen.
May 17, 2018
Perkins hosts mock election to test Clear Ballot digital voting platforms for accessibility.
A woman stands and addresses a crowd while displaying a tactile book.
May 17, 2018
13 international educators pitched ideas for new learning programs to local business leaders and raised $75,000 to help children in need.
A man using BlindWays at a bus stop.
May 10, 2018
As part of MBTA pilot program, BlindWays now offers vibrating notifications to help users locate certain bus stops.
Ellis Hall sits at his keyboard with his hands raised while the Perkins chorus sings behind him.
May 4, 2018
The annual event raised more than $1 million to support programs and services for individuals who are blind.
Helen Keller stands at a podium with her hand on a woman's face before a crowd of thousands.
May 1, 2018
Filmmaker Laurie Block uses the deafblind icon's life to show how attitudes toward people with disabilities have evolved over the last century.
Cartoon students hang out in front of Tompkins Cottage.
April 30, 2018
With support from foundations, Perkins is launching new programs and services to help students and their families prepare for life after high school.
Head shot of Michael Delaney in front of the Perkins globe.
April 30, 2018
Perkins International is partnering with governments to ensure more children with disabilities receive the education they deserve.
Selfie of Jerry Perl in his office.
April 30, 2018
Jerry Perl, a longtime Perkins supporter, shares how he first got involved with Perkins and what inspires him to keep giving.

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