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Jerry Berrier holds a Carroll Society Award plaque, flanked by Marcia Brooks and Greg Donnelly.
June 9, 2017
Jerry Berrier is lauded for exemplary on-the-job achievements, and proof that ‘vision is not required for success.'
A woman with curly red hair stands in an office
June 8, 2017
What I do: Inspired by her late son, Deafblind Program nurse Kami Guthrie works to keep students healthy every day.
A college-bound student sits at a table working at a laptop
June 7, 2017
Set yourself up for success by visiting schools, signing up for the SATs and sharpening your skills.
Two young women examine a whale skeleton.
June 2, 2017
From touching a skeleton to listening to underwater sounds, Perkins students enjoyed a day with the Cape Ann Whale Watch crew in Gloucester.
A man with a guide dog and two boys, one using walking poles, walk on a trail through the forest
June 1, 2017
With a little preparation, hiking is a great way for people who are blind to enjoy the sensory beauty of nature.
A student athlete jumps through the air as other students watch from the sidelines
May 30, 2017
Perkins has always been a leader in encouraging students who are blind to participate in sports and athletics.
Four students smile as they stand side-by-side.
May 26, 2017
From practicing eye contact to making causal conversation, a Perkins teacher shares essential lessons parents can reinforce at home.
An ELP participant hugs a Perkins staff member at graduation
May 25, 2017
This year’s graduates will join a vast network of Perkins-trained international educators.
A woman with short hair stands in front of a small airplane.
May 23, 2017
What do a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, a female aviation pioneer and an iconic author have in common?
Edith Dosha smiles as she speaks to two investors.
May 19, 2017
International educators at Perkins raise funds from charity 'investors' for initiatives to help children in developing countries.

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