Perkins International

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 boy, left, signs with his mother, right.
April 24, 2017
Three remarkable mothers are helping Perkins International transform special education across the globe.
Anna sits in a wheelchair and embraces a classmate at Mali dom in Zagreb, Croatia.
March 30, 2017
Perkins International's long-time partner in the Balkans emerges as a leader in multiple-disability education.
Left to right: Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney; Graciela Ferioli; Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
March 6, 2017
Graciela Ferioli, Argentina’s first teacher of the deafblind, receives Perkins’ prestigious Anne Sullivan Macy Medal.
Burcu Gul embraces a female student in Ankara, Turkey.
February 22, 2017
Inspired by her Perkins training, Burcu Gül wants to open Turkey’s first preschool for children with multiple disabilities.
Mariam Shenoda of Egypt and a Perkins student.
January 25, 2017
Mariam Shenoda plans to use her experience in the Educational Leadership Program to help Egyptian children with deafblindness.
A portrait of Francis Odongo.
December 22, 2016
Francis Odongo is attending Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program to discover new ways to help his students in Uganda.
Marianne Riggio of Perkins International receives the Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for her service to the deafblind community. Pictured left to right: Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney; Riggio; and Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
December 6, 2016
Marianne Riggio receives Perkins’ prestigious Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for service to deafblind community.
Asma Shilpi watches a child play with a drum on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind.
November 17, 2016
Asma Shilpi wants to use her Perkins training to support families in Bangladesh with children who are multiply disabled.
Educational Leadership Program participant Thi Thu Thanh Pham of Vietnam holds a fan made by students who are blind.
November 15, 2016
Festive annual event gives Educational Leadership Program participants a chance to share their cultures.

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