Events

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 conference in Uganda.
A dozen African children's hands reach for fresh water
July 15, 2015
At Africa Forum in October, the continent’s blindness community will focus on UN’s sweeping new development goals.
A smiling girl and her mother ride a three-wheeled bike
July 14, 2015
Adapted bikes, family fun and sunshine were on the agenda at Perkins School for the Blind’s Adventure Day in July.

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