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Jennifer Brallier runs along a snowy trail.
March 22, 2017
Three months of pro bono work convinced Jennifer Brallier to change her job – so she can help Perkins change the world.
A young woman who is blind speaks to an older man as people look on.
March 17, 2017
Annual B.L.I.N.D. event shines spotlight on crucial state-funded services for residents with visual impairments.
The governor with Corinne Grousbeck, Dave Power and Paul Saner on the State House Grand Staircase
March 9, 2017
Massachusetts governor urges Commonwealth residents to break down barriers between people who are blind and sighted.
Left to right: Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney; Graciela Ferioli; Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
March 6, 2017
Graciela Ferioli, Argentina’s first teacher of the deafblind, receives Perkins’ prestigious Anne Sullivan Macy Medal.
A man leaning on a rescue buoy stands in front of pool.
March 2, 2017
What I do: Aquatic coordinator Bobby Vasquez helps students exercise (and enjoy themselves) in the Perkins pool.
Six boys in old-fashioned clothes stand around a wooden table, conducting a science experiment
March 1, 2017
Perkins students have always used hands-on methods to study science, from botany to astronomy.
Burcu Gul embraces a female student in Ankara, Turkey.
February 22, 2017
Inspired by her Perkins training, Burcu Gül wants to open Turkey’s first preschool for children with multiple disabilities.
A student shoots a bow and arrow at a target
February 15, 2017
During archery lessons, Perkins students show they don’t need vision to hit the target.
Two people run side by side, with the woman blindfolded and the man guiding her with a short tether
February 13, 2017
What’s it like to run a race without vision? A Perkins employee shares her amazing Blindfold Challenge experience.
Five cheerleaders with their backs to the camera raise their arms in a cheer.
February 8, 2017
Watertown High School and Perkins students show off their school spirit in a new annual tradition.

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