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A colorful, anime depiction of a man adorns the cover of the magazine.
August 1, 2019
The iconic Final Fantasy video game series recently introduced a blind character. Fans of the game were then inspired to get involved with Perkins.
A teacher stands over a blind student's shoulders as he works on a brailler.
June 28, 2019
As a network, they’re spread out across the East African nation, but are all operating in pursuit of a common goal.
A student in a cap and gown walks down the aisle to cheers from the audience.
June 14, 2019
Twelve students are graduating from Perkins' Secondary and Deafblind Programs.
A young man with vision impairment interviews in a professional environment.
June 13, 2019
Throughout the year, students with visual impairment socialize, learn new skills and embrace their passions through condensed, impactful courses.
Teri Turgeon stands, smiling with her arms crossed.
June 12, 2019
Perkins lifts up families of children with visual impairments—but it’s about so much more than being a service provider.
Randy and Tina Kinard walk hand in hand.
June 12, 2019
Randy serves on the Board of Trustees, and Tina is a Corporator. They’ve supported Perkins since 2008.
A man reads from a music stand while students listen on.
June 11, 2019
Music provides countless paths for Perkins students to learn and express themselves.
Eight young adults dressed in formal wear pose with their hands up.
May 21, 2019
Eight young adults with visual impairment from around the country graduated from the program better equipped to transition to adult life.
A sign says "Radio," the word printed in braille next to it.
May 9, 2019
First ever NPR Student Podcast Challenge gives platform to students in Perkins’ Secondary Program.
A large crowd of people dance under raining confetti.
May 6, 2019
The annual event raised more than $1 million to support new and existing programs for children with visual impairment and multiple disabilities.

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