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Jaimi Lard and Christine Dwyer standing on the TEDx stage
November 22, 2017
Lard, who is deafblind, challenged the crowd to ‘see the world differently.’
A young girl zip lines through the trees
November 16, 2017
Students with visual impairment tackle new type of challenge during Perkins’ High Ropes Adventure Weekend.
HuyenTran Vo stands at her desk
November 15, 2017
What I do: Coordinator of the Grousbeck Student Technology Center HuyenTran Vo shares her passion for engaging every Perkins student.
Two women use tactile sign to communicate in a classroom
November 10, 2017
Public school nurses hear from Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard about the realities of living without vision or hearing.
A man holding a white cane shakes hands with a woman behind a table
November 3, 2017
Job seekers put aside their disability at annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairment.
A student working at a hotel breakfast buffet
November 1, 2017
A work placement at a local hotel inspired one Perkins student’s plans for the future.
Five members of the ELP Class of 2017.
October 27, 2017
ELP Community earns praise for connecting hundreds of teachers around globe.
Pat McCall, Cathy Mills and Jason Mills
October 26, 2017
Cathy Mills received the 2017 Outstanding Teacher of Students who are Blind/Multiply Impaired award on Oct. 11.
A young woman wearing headphones works on a computer
October 23, 2017
Here’s an update on federal accessibility laws and policy changes.
A young man in a red sweater uses a laptop.
October 18, 2017
Perkins' director of admissions shares tips and tricks for getting students with disabilities, including visual impairment, into the right school.

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