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A man stands behind a woman seated in a wingback chair in a living room with two portraits on the wall.
September 25, 2020
Bill and Liz have supported Perkins since 2003. Bill’s grandfather, Albert Thorndike, was a Perkins Trustee from 1887 to 1911.
Adults holding young children sit in a circle while a teacher plays a guitar in 1982.
September 25, 2020
For decades, trailblazing work has put families and young children first.
Sara Espanet
September 25, 2020
How our teachers ensure learning continues for students in the Deafblind Program
 A boy in a red shirt plays JENGA
September 17, 2020
A list of fun family activities and adaptations!
A row of colorful colored pencils
September 8, 2020
Whether your child will be learning remotely, attending school in person, or participating in a hybrid model, we have some helpful tips for you!
Senator Tom Harkin and Perkins Ambassador Kim Charlson pose together.
July 27, 2020
Perkins sat down with Senator Tom Harkin and Ambassador Kim Charlson to discuss the pillars of the ADA in contexts of technology, education and more.
#ADA30 Digital accessibility is embedded into our process. It's now a part of our definition of done.
July 22, 2020
30 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed, adults with visual disabilities can’t use certain apps as they’re not digitally accessible.
A picture of a short story book depicts a cartoon little girl beneath Turkish words.
July 21, 2020
Graduates of the Perkins International Educational Leadership Program have gotten creative in socially distant education
A piece of collage art depicts a star made of scrap paper.
July 20, 2020
Students from every program contributed works of art, including paintings, drawings, pottery sculptures and more.
President George H. W. Bush speaks from a podium at Perkins.
July 20, 2020
At Perkins, it’s a point of pride that educators have historically been in the vanguard when it comes to the rights of individuals with disabilities.