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A young Helen Heller reads a large braille book, which is in her lap
April 25, 2017
Keller was never afraid to take unpopular positions, as she did when she argued that William Shakespeare didn't write his plays
Tom Sullivan, an older man with white and gray hair, smiles while wearing a suit
April 24, 2017
Alumnus Tom Sullivan learned about Shakespeare and jazz at Perkins, and then went on to have a remarkable career in show business.
A group of adults learning in a computer lab
April 24, 2017
Perkins eLearning provides the vital information parents and educators need to help children with visual impairment succeed.
A teacher works with a student during a vocational planning lesson
April 24, 2017
Professionals in Lesley University's transition program are gaining crucial experience working with Perkins students.
A man plays a keyboard on the set of a television program
April 24, 2017
Three alumni show the extraordinary range of jobs Perkins graduates can do, from one-man band to small-business owner.
A teenage boy skis down the mountain wearing a neon vest
April 24, 2017
If you’ve ever wondered how people who are blind ride the bus, raise kids or shop for groceries, here’s your chance to find out.
A boy, left, signs with his mother, right.
April 24, 2017
Three remarkable mothers are helping Perkins International transform special education across the globe.
A young girl smiles as she plays with a blue ball.
April 24, 2017
The Perkins Toy and Resource Library offers a wide variety of educational toys for itinerant teachers to borrow.
Perkins and public school students perform a skit on stage.
April 24, 2017
At the Winter Vacation Theater Program, students step outside their comfort zone as they rehearse and perform a play.
A man in a suit
April 24, 2017
David Whalen is Perkins' first Chief Development Officer.

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