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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.
A woman who is deafblind sits next to a tactile sign language interpreter in training
April 11, 2017
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard brings new perspective to interpreters-in-training at Framingham State University.
A man uses an iphone while standing next to a bus stop
April 6, 2017
Perkins partners with MIPsoft, makers of the popular BlindSquare app, to help more travelers with visual impairments find bus stops in the Boston area.
A bearded man looks through a transparent smartphone
April 4, 2017
Want to help? Here are four ways you can make a meaningful difference in the lives of people who are blind.
A woman signing behind a podium next to an interpreter
March 31, 2017
At Massachusetts State House, speakers of all ages urged lawmakers to support funding for crucial programs and services.
Anna sits in a wheelchair and embraces a classmate at Mali dom in Zagreb, Croatia.
March 30, 2017
Perkins International's long-time partner in the Balkans emerges as a leader in multiple-disability education.
Lindy Pabian runs the 2015 Boston Marathon in rainy weather
March 29, 2017
Lindy Pabian sees the life-changing difference Perkins makes every day, and that’s motivating her to run the Boston Marathon
A student holds a DNA model while a teacher stands next to her
March 28, 2017
Students incorporate popcorn, saltwater snails, grape soda and homemade rockets into their science experiments.
A man stands in front of a screen as he presents to people sitting at computers.
March 23, 2017
What I do: Accessibility consultant Akira Fujita teaches companies and organizations about digital accessibility.

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