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David rides a treadmill during a physical therapy session.
December 14, 2017
Step by step, Bulgarian teen beats odds on way to bright future.
An archival photo of 8 teachers standing on the Perkins campus
December 6, 2017
Perkins has a long history of training educators of students who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired.
The Boston Common Christmas Tree lit up at night
November 30, 2017
Annual gift from Nova Scotia honors Halifax Explosion relief efforts by Perkins and other local institutions.
A teacher erases a blackboard.
November 28, 2017
Online course equips special educators with skills for teaching children with multiple disabilities.
Jaimi Lard and Christine Dwyer standing on the TEDx stage
November 22, 2017
Lard, who is deafblind, challenged the crowd to ‘see the world differently.’
A young girl zip lines through the trees
November 16, 2017
Students with visual impairment tackle new type of challenge during Perkins’ High Ropes Adventure Weekend.
HuyenTran Vo stands at her desk
November 15, 2017
What I do: Coordinator of the Grousbeck Student Technology Center HuyenTran Vo shares her passion for engaging every Perkins student.
Two women use tactile sign to communicate in a classroom
November 10, 2017
Public school nurses hear from Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard about the realities of living without vision or hearing.
A man holding a white cane shakes hands with a woman behind a table
November 3, 2017
Job seekers put aside their disability at annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairment.
A student working at a hotel breakfast buffet
November 1, 2017
A work placement at a local hotel inspired one Perkins student’s plans for the future.

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