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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 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.
A student holding a white cane stands in front of containers of pennies
April 19, 2017
A first-grader who is blind motivates his school to raise money for Perkins – one penny at a time.
Lindy Pabian, wearing a Perkins School for the Blind singlet, smiles as she runs the Boston Marathon.
April 19, 2017
Two Perkins employees run 26.2 miles to raise $15,000 for programs that help kids who are blind.
Mayor Walsh and Commissioner McCosh with two Perkins students
April 14, 2017
During a visit to Perkins’ Watertown campus, the mayor learns about blindness education – past and present.
A young Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan face each other.
April 13, 2017
To celebrate Sullivan’s birthday on April 14, here are some surprising facts about Helen Keller’s teacher and friend
A young woman holding a white cane is handed a pile of four audiobooks by another woman in a black cardigan.
April 12, 2017
During National Library Week, April 9-15, patrons talk about the importance of braille and audio books in their lives.

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