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William Budding, a BlindNewWorld ambassador, stands with his white cane on a bridge as crowds walk past him in the Boston Public Garden
October 12, 2016
It’s time to change how the world views people who are blind. A bold new social change campaign, #BlindNewWorld, aims to do just that.
A woman stands over a man and woman with blindfolds on, sitting at a table. On the table are small plates with bite-sized foods and glasses of red and white wine.
October 7, 2016
A new Perkins staffer puts on a blindfold to experience the Taste of Perkins for the first time.
A group photo of the ELP Class of 2016.
October 5, 2016
Interactive website links hundreds of Educational Leadership Program graduates from around the globe.
Two students in Africa reading a braille book.
September 30, 2016
In 22 countries and counting, the Marrakesh Treaty will make more accessible books available for people who are blind.
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.

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