Perkins News

A woman and man crouch to work with a child with disabilities seated in a chair.
August 19, 2019
Sampada Shevde joins prestigious roster of Anne Sullivan Macy Medal winners.
Students in blue school uniforms work in a crowded classroom.
August 8, 2019
Innovation, access and lifelong learning will drive the conversation at 7th Africa Forum summit.
A teacher works with a young student while a group of visiting educators from Japan look on.
August 5, 2019
Yokohama Christian School for the Blind has been working with Perkins International as part of a research project around deafblind education.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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