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A boy, left, signs with his mother, right.
April 24, 2017
Three remarkable mothers are helping Perkins International transform special education across the globe.
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 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 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.
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.

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