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A young man interviewing for a job
September 29, 2016
New interactive class gives hiring professionals tools to recruit, interview and hire candidates with disabilities.
A woman leans over between two blindfolded and seated men.
September 27, 2016
What I do: Director of Special Events Emily Goodman talks about what it takes to create Perkins' memorable fundraisers.
Kristin Turgeon smiling
September 22, 2016
Kristin Turgeon makes a full circle by volunteering at the same Perkins School for the Blind program she once attended as a child.
Dave Power and Bill Oates stand in front of an MBTA bus
September 20, 2016
New smartphone app helps commuters who are blind find bus stops and travel more independently.
Four sailboats plow through large waves on the ocean
September 16, 2016
Perkins alum Matt Chao featured in film that explores the thrills and rewards of competitive blind sailing.
Perkins President Dave Power at a podium, with Gov. Charlie Baker standing beside him
September 16, 2016
First-of-its-kind pilot program will allow state’s RIDE customers to get subsidized, on-demand service from Uber and Lyft.
a student is using a foam letter alphabet
September 13, 2016
In East African nation, 43,000 students are benefiting from Perkins International’s teacher training efforts.
Zachary and Music Director Arnie Harris strum guitars.
September 7, 2016
Students return to Perkins School for the Blind for a new year of learning, laughter and growth.
Cailin Currie takes a breath while swimming the butterfly stroke in the pool
September 6, 2016
Former Perkins School for the Blind student heads to Rio to swim in the 2016 Paralympic Games.
Three people talking using sign language
September 2, 2016
Optimus Ride partners with Perkins to test self-driving technology that will revolutionize transportation for people who are blind.

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