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Selfie of Jerry Perl in his office.
April 30, 2018
Jerry Perl, a longtime Perkins supporter, shares how he first got involved with Perkins and what inspires him to keep giving.
A mother and her daughter standing side by side
April 27, 2018
For parents of children with special needs, support comes from many sources.
Dave Power speaks at a podium in front of a number of international flags while an interpreter signs next to him.
April 17, 2018
Hundreds attend Cape Cod event sponsored by Perkins School for the Blind and Deafblind International.
A group of students working on computers
April 14, 2018
At its first-ever hackathon, Perkins challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
Jaimi Lard and Christine Dwyer sit in front of a projector screen while students watch.
April 6, 2018
Perkins speaker Jaimi Lard, who is deafblind, offered actionable advice for treating patients with different disabilities.
People gathering at the State House's Hall of Flags
March 30, 2018
Speakers of all ages shared their personal stories at 10th annual Deafblind Awareness Day.
A teacher hands a student an award for her science project.
March 28, 2018
Perkins students of all ages practice social and communication skills while presenting science projects.
A woman speaks with two people, one of whom is wearing a blindfold.
March 7, 2018
The 11-day course marked the first Perkins International Academy training in Africa.
A student who is blind plays floor hockey and takes instruction from a coach.
March 5, 2018
Students practice their puck skills during workshop with blind hockey coach.
Students sitting and standing around a large orange owl sculpture
February 28, 2018
Participants in the Pre-Employment Program heard from “Googlers” with disabilities about how they chose a career.

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