Deafblind

A student and teacher do an activity on a computer screen.
September 25, 2015
A breakthrough technology is helping non-verbal Perkins students use their limited vision to communicate.
Helen Keller and John F. Kennedy are leaning forward and smiling at one another. Keller’s assistant, Winifred Corbally, sits between them, communicating into Keller’s hand via tactile sign language.
August 18, 2015
Many know Helen Keller as an advocate for people with disabilities, but did you know she was also a suffragist, civil rights pioneer and ambassador?
Jaimi Lard poses by a large round sculpture made of bricks and roofing tiles
August 10, 2015
The deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum makes art accessible to everyone, even visitors who can’t see or hear
A girl sleeps peacefully in bed, with her head on a pillow
August 3, 2015
Making sure students are resting safely is a sunset-to-sunrise job for the awake overnight staff at Perkins School for the Blind.
Steve Perreault and Dave Power with the medal and certificate
July 23, 2015
Steve Perreault honored with Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for building Perkins’ programs for children who are blind and deafblind in Latin America
Visitors from Ghana stand with Perkins staffers on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind
July 10, 2015
Ghana Blind Union officials visit Perkins in search of educational ideas to take home to their West African nation.
An iCanConnect client with a trainer sitting at a table with a computer.
June 16, 2015
The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution program will continue providing free communication technology to eligible individuals who are deafblind.
Kenneth hugging a family member.
June 12, 2015
Surrounded by family, friends and teachers, 12 members of Perkins School for the Blind’s Class of 2015 celebrate their accomplishments.
Two women using tactile sign
June 4, 2015
What I do: Christine Dwyer talks about her job at Perkins as a tactile sign language interpreter for people who are deafblind.
Martha, Gillian and Irina with their medals and certificates
May 28, 2015
Recipients honored at 16th World Conference of Deafblind International.

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