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A college student in a baseball hat beatboxes into a microphone in front of two younger seated students.
October 26, 2016
Harvard senior Devon Guinn teaches students how to express themselves through hip-hop sounds and beats.
A scene from the Luigi's Mansion videogame showing Luigi holding a flashlight next to a ghost
October 25, 2016
Fernanda Damstra wants to show the world it doesn’t matter if you’re blind – you can still have fun playing video games.
A young child reaches out a hand to touch a guitar
October 21, 2016
What I do: Music therapist Kiera Thompson uses the power of music to help Perkins students achieve their goals.
Two people shaking hands over a table at the job fair
October 19, 2016
Annual Job Fair connects employers with qualified candidates who are blind or visually impaired.
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.
A portrait of Danielle Sturgeon
October 14, 2016
Home-schooled student Danielle Sturgeon turned to Perkins’ Short Courses to learn essential skills before going to college.
William Budding, a BlindNewWorld ambassador, stands with his white cane on a bridge as crowds walk past him in the Boston Public Garden
October 12, 2016
It’s time to change how the world views people who are blind. A bold new social change campaign, #BlindNewWorld, aims to do just that.
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.
Bob wearing a hard hat and reflective safety vest on the Perkins campus.
October 12, 2016
A unique program helps Perkins students learn from the experts about on-campus construction projects.

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