Events

Jaimi Lard and Christine Dwyer standing on the TEDx stage
November 22, 2017
Lard, who is deafblind, challenged the crowd to ‘see the world differently.’
A man holding a white cane shakes hands with a woman behind a table
November 3, 2017
Job seekers put aside their disability at annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairment.
Two women wearing blindfolds sit at a table with small bites and glasses of wine while a woman stands and leans between them.
October 6, 2017
More than 300 guests enjoyed a multi-sensory evening of food and fun.
A man waves while running.
October 5, 2017
Perkins parents give back to the school in a variety of ways, from running a marathon to hosting dinners.
Two women standing in front of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.
June 28, 2017
Members of Congress heard from Perkins accessibility expert Marla Runyan on the importance of assistive technology for people with disabilities.
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.
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.
Four students smile as they stand side-by-side.
May 26, 2017
From practicing eye contact to making causal conversation, a Perkins teacher shares essential lessons parents can reinforce at home.
Corinne Grousbeck and Dave Power dancing at the gala
May 5, 2017
The annual event raised $1 million to support education for students with visual impairment.
A woman signing behind a podium next to an interpreter
March 31, 2017
At Massachusetts State House, speakers of all ages urged lawmakers to support funding for crucial programs and services.

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