Events

Inside the State House in Boston .
March 25, 2016
Members of the Massachusetts blindness community speak out for funding for crucial services like education and accessible books.
a student planting seeds with help from an occupational therapist
March 24, 2016
Horticulture Center showcases the educational and therapeutic power of plants at a spring-themed open house for students.
Robert DeLeo sits with a student using a braille notetaker
March 2, 2016
State policymakers, including House Speaker Robert DeLeo, came to Perkins to observe firsthand the life-changing power of special education.
Paul Saner standing at a podium next to an interpreter
February 26, 2016
The event gave people who are blind and deafblind a face-to-face opportunity to ask questions about state services.
A young woman wearing a blindfold runs while holding the arm of another young woman, who is her sighted guide
February 10, 2016
It’s the Blindfold Challenge in Boston. It’s not as crazy as it sounds. And it’s for a really good cause.
Brayden reads a section of "Not Norman" aloud during Read for the Record
October 23, 2015
Perkins students join millions around the globe to celebrate literacy during annual Read for the Record event.
A young adult in a suit speaks with a women at the job fair.
October 21, 2015
Annual Job Fair opens the door to employment for qualified candidates who are blind or visually impaired.
Martin Kieti
October 1, 2015
A conversation with Martin Kieti
A row of African women in colorful dresses play ensaasi, a percussion instrument made from a gourd.
September 10, 2015
Africa’s premier event for people who are blind is a unique opportunity to be informed and inspired.
Africa Forum keynote speakers Eliya Limbani Nsapato, Ruth L. Okediji and W. Aubrey Webson
August 13, 2015
Leaders in international relations, education, disability advocacy and intellectual property law announced as keynote speakers at October meet in Uganda.

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