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Asma Shilpi watches a child play with a drum on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind.
November 17, 2016
Asma Shilpi wants to use her Perkins training to support families in Bangladesh with children who are multiply disabled.
Sewn artwork with white snowflakes and green and brown trees against a red background.
November 16, 2016
Lower School student Ethan’s winning creation, showing snowflakes gently falling on trees, is now available for sale.
Educational Leadership Program participant Thi Thu Thanh Pham of Vietnam holds a fan made by students who are blind.
November 15, 2016
Festive annual event gives Educational Leadership Program participants a chance to share their cultures.
A woman holding a white cane puts her face close to a sign at Logan Airport.
November 15, 2016
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard tells Logan Airport managers about her travel experiences as a person with deafblindness.
Perkins alum Don Deignan uses his wheelchair at the Rhode Island Famine Memorial, which is surrounded by green trees.
November 14, 2016
Historian Don Deignan has dedicated his life to commemorating Irish history and advocating for disability rights.
A headshot of Arnie Harris
November 11, 2016
Arnie Harris has taught music at Perkins for more than 30 years.
A boy straddles a bolster swing while throwing a ball through a hoop.
November 10, 2016
Lower School student Aidan finds inspiration and motivation in wizard-themed strength and mobility exercises.
Four people talking on a subway, one of them carrying a white cane.
November 10, 2016
Two new e-books from Perkins explain how sighted people can work and socialize with people who are visually impaired.
Three parents sit with a Perkins staff member on adjoining sofas.
November 9, 2016
At Perkins’ weekly parent support groups, moms and dads of children who are blind find connection, advice and encouragement.
Jerry Berrier walks through the woods with a sighted guide
November 8, 2016
Perkins staffers help Mass Audubon produce booklet with step-by-step instructions on creating accessible trails.

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