Deafblind

Two women sit side by side and use tactile sign language to communicate.
August 17, 2017
By using the right technology and establishing avenues for communication, you can create a work environment for success.
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.
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 Perkins student wearing a cap and gown with Speaker DeLeo and Corinne Grousbeck
June 19, 2017
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo offers words of advice in moving Commencement Address.
Perkins President and CEO Dave Power and Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney outside the United Nations before the launch of Perkins International Academy.
June 14, 2017
Perkins International Academy unveiled at United Nations in effort to train 1 million special educators by 2030.
H.E. Juan José Gómez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations, speaks at a panel hosted by Perkins International at U.N. headquarters.
June 13, 2017
At global disability conference, educators and advocates explore ways to educate world’s most vulnerable children.
Jerry Berrier holds a Carroll Society Award plaque, flanked by Marcia Brooks and Greg Donnelly.
June 9, 2017
Jerry Berrier is lauded for exemplary on-the-job achievements, and proof that ‘vision is not required for success.'
A woman with curly red hair stands in an office
June 8, 2017
What I do: Inspired by her late son, Deafblind Program nurse Kami Guthrie works to keep students healthy every day.
A young Perkins student sits on a hobby horse while Tommy Stringer reclines on the grass.
May 11, 2017
When she was just 10 years old, Helen Keller launched a fundraising drive to help a poor boy who was deafblind come to Perkins.
A student in a wheelchair approaches the doorway of Oliver Cottage
April 21, 2017
Every time they do a load of laundry or cook a pizza, residential students at Perkins are learning essential skills for living independently.

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