Deafblind

Bob wearing a hard hat and reflective safety vest on the Perkins campus.
October 12, 2016
A unique program helps Perkins students learn from the experts about on-campus construction projects.
Zachary and Music Director Arnie Harris strum guitars.
September 7, 2016
Students return to Perkins School for the Blind for a new year of learning, laughter and growth.
Three people talking using sign language
September 2, 2016
Optimus Ride partners with Perkins to test self-driving technology that will revolutionize transportation for people who are blind.
A young Theresa Chan Poh Lin tactile signs with Helen Keller on a couch
July 8, 2016
Former Perkins student Theresa Chan Poh Lin, who was deafblind, left an unforgettable impression on everyone who met her.
Two different children's hands play with wooden balls on a table
July 6, 2016
Teens who are deafblind can improve socialization skills with structured play, finds new study coauthored by Perkins staffers.
A teacher holds out a pink scarf to a student
July 5, 2016
Sensory efficiency skills help Casey and other students use their senses to explore the world and achieve their goals.
Helen Keller pressing her face against the side of small Boston bull terrier named Phiz.
June 24, 2016
From scrappy Scotties to dignified Great Danes to a famous Akita, dogs always brought joy to Helen Keller.
A graduate marches down the aisle wearing a blue cap and gown
June 17, 2016
Twelve graduates enjoyed an emotional send-off from family, friends and staff.
FCC commissioner smiles as a student takes his braille notetaker out of his backpack
June 9, 2016
Commissioner Mignon Clyburn meets with Perkins leadership to discuss shared mission of accessibility for consumers who are deafblind.
Ashley delivers bowls of food to cat at an animal shelter
June 3, 2016
Volunteer work at the Buddy Dog animal shelter helped Ashley discover the joys and responsibilities of employment.

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