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A graduate marches down the aisle wearing a blue cap and gown
June 17, 2016
Twelve graduates enjoyed an emotional send-off from family, friends and staff.
FCC commissioner smiles as a student takes his braille notetaker out of his backpack
June 9, 2016
Commissioner Mignon Clyburn meets with Perkins leadership to discuss shared mission of accessibility for consumers who are deafblind.
Jordan, Harry and Alderson clapping
May 27, 2016
Young adults with visual impairment get advice, training and confidence at Perkins’ new Pre-Employment Program.
The Educational Leadership Program Class of 2016.
May 26, 2016
Commencement ceremony honors the latest class of global graduates from Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program.
Icons for the nine micro-credentials
May 19, 2016
New digital micro-credentials from Perkins eLearning will help teachers showcase their educational expertise.
A young man and woman laugh together on a balcony
May 12, 2016
Ambitious social change campaign, sponsored by Perkins, works to make the world a more welcoming place for people with visual impairment.
A crowd dancing in front of the Gala stage
May 6, 2016
Annual event raises $1.1 million to support Perkins’ global mission of educating children who are blind.
Amber and her son Ivan holding a certificate
May 5, 2016
WonderBaby.org founder Amber Bobnar’s work has touched thousands of families of children with disabilities.
Christine Dwyer and Jaimi Lard with two young women in fancy Irish dresses.
April 29, 2016
Perkins graduate honored for groundbreaking work with Helen Keller, which transformed education for children with deafblindness.
A woman using a white cane walks past a bus stop
April 12, 2016
Innovative mobile app will help people who are blind locate bus stops and other precise locations, making public transportation more accessible.

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