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A girl wearing over the ear headphones smiles at the camera
April 26, 2021
Helpful information for parents and families to know.
White text on blue background, "Disability inclusion matters," with Perkins School for the Blind logo underneath.
April 22, 2021
Perkins' president and CEO on a path towards disability inclusion
A little boy in glasses plays on a playground.
March 26, 2021
CVINow is the go-to resource for everything parents need to know about cortical/cerebral visual impairment
image of paints and paintbrushes
March 23, 2021
Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired, Special Needs
A silhouette of a boy in a wheelchair and his mom in front of a brightly lit art piece in a darkened room.
February 16, 2021
Strategy, adaptation and accessibility are at the heart of supporting children with Cortical / Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI), at home and in the world
Photograph from 1948 of Polly Thomson with a telephone to her ear while manually signing with Helen Keller, who is smiling.
February 11, 2021
Throughout her life, skeptics often accuse Helen Keller (1880-1968) of being a fraud. Perkins Archives expert refutes the allegations in this Q&A.
A man tandem skydives.
February 5, 2021
How one blind MBA grad found career confidence with a little help from Perkins and one 13,000 foot jump.
A clear picture of a dog next to a blurry picture of the same dog.
February 3, 2021
The number of people diagnosed with low vision is growing. Here’s why.
Portrait of Harriet Tubman
February 1, 2021
Prominent Figures with Vision and Hearing Loss Throughout History
Smiling woman with blond hair and a pink baseball cap kneels next to a happy boy holding a trophy in a wheelchair.
January 13, 2021
Meet Lily, NEC's newest Education Consultant!