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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.
Kim Charlson in the Perkins Library stacks.
August 12, 2015
Kim Charlson will advise Massachusetts attorney general’s office on issues important to people with disabilities.
Steve Perreault and Dave Power with the medal and certificate
July 23, 2015
Steve Perreault honored with Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for building Perkins’ programs for children who are blind and deafblind in Latin America
Bill Oates
July 16, 2015
Bill Oates brings reputation as high-tech leader and innovator to new role at Perkins’ assistive technology division.
Amber Bobnar holding her award
June 18, 2015
Perkins employee recognized for her work to make popular picture books more accessible to children who are blind.
An iCanConnect client with a trainer sitting at a table with a computer.
June 16, 2015
The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution program will continue providing free communication technology to eligible individuals who are deafblind.
Kenneth hugging a family member.
June 12, 2015
Surrounded by family, friends and teachers, 12 members of Perkins School for the Blind’s Class of 2015 celebrate their accomplishments.
Africa Forum logo. 6th Africa Forum - Uganda 2015
June 5, 2015
Africa’s largest gathering of blindness advocates, leaders and educators takes place in Uganda in October 2015.
Martha, Gillian and Irina with their medals and certificates
May 28, 2015
Recipients honored at 16th World Conference of Deafblind International.
Four women on stage.
May 22, 2015
At commencement ceremony, educators from around the world are commended for their dedication to blindness education.

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