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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.
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.
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 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 in a suit
April 24, 2017
David Whalen is Perkins' first Chief Development Officer.
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 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.
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 student in a wheelchair approaches the doorway of Oliver Cottage
April 21, 2017
Every time they do a load of laundry or cook a pizza, residential students at Perkins are learning essential skills for living independently.
A hand holds a circular piece of wood against another piece of wood.
April 21, 2017
An army of volunteers at Perkins' Assistive Device Center build a variety of kid-friendly devices to help children learn.

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