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Educators from China, Egypt and Bulgaria work together using a laptop computer.
July 14, 2017
Experts from 16 countries to teach Perkins International Academy courses around the world.
A student and a teacher, both wearing headphones, hold a microphone with a fluffy cover.
July 11, 2017
Perkins students learn about soundscape ecology from Purdue researchers.
A man in a red button-down shirt stands with a braille device
July 6, 2017
A breakthrough invention called the Read Read helps kids with disabilities practice literacy skills – on their own time
Two women standing in front of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.
June 28, 2017
Members of Congress heard from Perkins accessibility expert Marla Runyan on the importance of assistive technology for people with disabilities.
An older woman in a dress holds a dog's front paws as he stands on his back legs.
June 27, 2017
As we celebrate Perkins' most famous student's birthday today, let's take a look back at her words of wisdom.
A student reads from braille text at a table while her teacher looks on.
June 23, 2017
Secondary Program students share poems and stories of love, laughter and life in new writing collection.
A Perkins student wearing a cap and gown with Speaker DeLeo and Corinne Grousbeck
June 19, 2017
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo offers words of advice in moving Commencement Address.
A man stands in front of a powerpoint presentation.
June 16, 2017
Perkins Access experts, along with ADA architect Bobby Silverstein, covered user experience, legal and technical aspects of accessibility.
Perkins President and CEO Dave Power and Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney outside the United Nations before the launch of Perkins International Academy.
June 14, 2017
Perkins International Academy unveiled at United Nations in effort to train 1 million special educators by 2030.
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.

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