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Senator Tom Harkin and Perkins Ambassador Kim Charlson pose together.
July 27, 2020
Perkins sat down with Senator Tom Harkin and Ambassador Kim Charlson to discuss the pillars of the ADA in contexts of technology, education and more.
#ADA30 Digital accessibility is embedded into our process. It's now a part of our definition of done.
July 22, 2020
30 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed, adults with visual disabilities can’t use certain apps as they’re not digitally accessible.
A picture of a short story book depicts a cartoon little girl beneath Turkish words.
July 21, 2020
Graduates of the Perkins International Educational Leadership Program have gotten creative in socially distant education
A piece of collage art depicts a star made of scrap paper.
July 20, 2020
Students from every program contributed works of art, including paintings, drawings, pottery sculptures and more.
President George H. W. Bush speaks from a podium at Perkins.
July 20, 2020
At Perkins, it’s a point of pride that educators have historically been in the vanguard when it comes to the rights of individuals with disabilities.
colorful books sit in a row
July 15, 2020
Resources, ideas, and adaptations.
A mom holds her smiling son.
July 8, 2020
We‘ve captured every minute, so you can watch anytime and learn how you can support young children ages birth to 7 with visual impairment.
#ADA30 Are we there yet?
July 7, 2020
Celebrating the landmark legislation three decades later
Vaciliza stands outside in front of a tree wearing a bright blue graduation cap and gown and  a black dress.
July 1, 2020
Read about Vaciliza's high school experience as a student with vision and hearing loss.
Professional head shot of JoAnn Becker smiling for the camera
June 24, 2020
So much of the world has shifted online, yet the majority of digital platforms remain inaccessible to people with disabilities.

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