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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.
Two women shake hands.
April 30, 2018
May event connects business leaders with international educators to fund projects for children in need
A mother and her daughter standing side by side
April 27, 2018
For parents of children with special needs, support comes from many sources.
Dave Power speaks at a podium in front of a number of international flags while an interpreter signs next to him.
April 17, 2018
Hundreds attend Cape Cod event sponsored by Perkins School for the Blind and Deafblind International.
A group of students working on computers
April 14, 2018
At its first-ever hackathon, Perkins challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
Asma Shilpi uses a flashlight to examine an infant wrapped in a blanket.
April 10, 2018
Asma Shilpi, who graduated from the Educational Leadership Program, is providing aid for displaced children with disabilities.
Jaimi Lard and Christine Dwyer sit in front of a projector screen while students watch.
April 6, 2018
Perkins speaker Jaimi Lard, who is deafblind, offered actionable advice for treating patients with different disabilities.
People gathering at the State House's Hall of Flags
March 30, 2018
Speakers of all ages shared their personal stories at 10th annual Deafblind Awareness Day.
A teacher hands a student an award for her science project.
March 28, 2018
Perkins students of all ages practice social and communication skills while presenting science projects.
A woman speaks with two people, one of whom is wearing a blindfold.
March 7, 2018
The 11-day course marked the first Perkins International Academy training in Africa.

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