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H.E. Juan José Gómez Camacho, Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations, speaks at a panel hosted by Perkins International at U.N. headquarters.
June 13, 2017
At global disability conference, educators and advocates explore ways to educate world’s most vulnerable children.
A young woman who is blind speaks to an older man as people look on.
March 17, 2017
Annual B.L.I.N.D. event shines spotlight on crucial state-funded services for residents with visual impairments.
The governor with Corinne Grousbeck, Dave Power and Paul Saner on the State House Grand Staircase
March 9, 2017
Massachusetts governor urges Commonwealth residents to break down barriers between people who are blind and sighted.
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.
A student speaks with an employer at the Work Experience Open House
January 30, 2017
Students who are blind practice essential job-search skills at Perkins’ Work Experience Open House.
A woman holding an iPhone standing behind a podium addressing an audience
January 13, 2017
Mass Innovation Night’s crowd honors Perkins’ smartphone app that helps people who are blind locate bus stops.
Two people, one with a white cane, walk on a sidewalk together
December 22, 2016
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard is the voice for people with disabilities on the Arsenal Street Corridor Working Group.
David Whalen standing in the Howe museum.
December 12, 2016
David Whalen will lead fundraising efforts to expand Perkins’ programs and initiatives around the world.
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.
A woman holding a white cane puts her face close to a sign at Logan Airport.
November 15, 2016
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard tells Logan Airport managers about her travel experiences as a person with deafblindness.

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