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Perkins honors passing of graduate and deafblind icon
July 22, 2014
Perkins School for the Blind graduate Dr. Robert J. Smithdas, the renowned author, poet and lecturer and a pillar of the deafblind community, died July 17 at age 89.
Sharing braille with sighted classmates: a step-by-step guide
July 9, 2014
Sharing their love of braille with friends helps kids who are blind build their self-confidence
Gubernatorial candidates attend forum on disabilities
June 26, 2014
Seven candidates for Massachusetts governor spent time at Perkins on June 26 discussing a range of issues facing the disability community.
From classic to cool: Six ways the SMART Brailler facilitates braille learning
June 18, 2014
Early adopters of the SMART Brailler have become speedy achievers at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
Deafblind camp unites students and teachers
June 17, 2014
Students in Thailand made memories that will last a lifetime at a deafblind camp organized by Perkins International.
Q&A: Preparing Perkins graduates for the world of work
June 15, 2014
Perkins Job Developer Karen McCormack works to overcome barriers to employment for students who are blind.
Pond restoration wins environmental preservation award
June 14, 2014
Perkins has been recognized by the Watertown Historical Commission for its restoration of Perkins Pond.
Educator receives national honor
June 14, 2014
Betsy McGinnity lauded for outstanding work in the field of multiple disabilities and deafblindness.
Congratulations Perkins Class of 2014
June 13, 2014
The Class of 2014 celebrated the culmination of their Perkins journey at the annual Commencement Ceremony.
Students, local Scouts test adventurous spirit
June 6, 2014
Perkins Secondary students and members of Boy Scout Troop 3, explored the trails of Newton’s Norumbega Park Conservation Area.