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A young woman stands with her hands on her hips in a classroom.
August 9, 2017
What I do: Teaching Assistant Sydney Hopen shares the joy of seeing students succeed each day.
A man smiling while holding the Orbit refreshable braille reader in his hands
August 4, 2017
Library patrons will test new affordable braille e-reader as part of a one-year pilot program.
A woman in a laundry room reaches up to press a button on a dryer.
July 27, 2017
Public school student Natacha learns housekeeping skills at the Residence Inn through the Perkins World of Work program.
Students and teachers sit on armchairs, sofas and beanbags facing a television.
July 25, 2017
Perkins Secondary Program students learn that seeing isn't always believing during summer session film course.
A black and white photo of students standing with rakes
July 21, 2017
Perkins students have learned vocational skills, as well as sensory exploration, through horticulture for more than a century.
A woman uses a tablet computer while sitting in an armchair as her guide dog sits by her feet.
July 18, 2017
Don't leave anyone out who wants to learn about your products or services.
Educators from China, Egypt and Bulgaria work together using a laptop computer.
July 14, 2017
Experts from 16 countries to teach Perkins International Academy courses around the world.
A student and a teacher, both wearing headphones, hold a microphone with a fluffy cover.
July 11, 2017
Perkins students learn about soundscape ecology from Purdue researchers.
A man in a red button-down shirt stands with a braille device
July 6, 2017
A breakthrough invention called the Read Read helps kids with disabilities practice literacy skills – on their own time
Two women standing in front of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.
June 28, 2017
Members of Congress heard from Perkins accessibility expert Marla Runyan on the importance of assistive technology for people with disabilities.

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