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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.
Bill, 21, works under the hood of a car.
August 31, 2016
Building a Better Day offers blueprint for creating engaging activities for young adults with multiple disabilities.
In a scene from the musical "Cats," an actor dressed as a cat reaches his arm out to the audience
August 30, 2016
New York audio describer helps theatergoers who are visually impaired enjoy popular plays and musicals.
Perkins Board Chair Corinne Basler Grousbeck with her son Campbell.
August 25, 2016
Perkins’ ambitious social change campaign is introduced at international blindness conference.
A young woman in a wheelchair pushed by a middle-aged man grabs school supplies from colorful bins
August 23, 2016
5 tips to help young adults with visual impairment and other disabilities build a more engaged, rewarding life in the community.
An open book with embossed letters and braille characters
August 16, 2016
The book that revolutionized the world by introducing braille is a highlight of the Perkins Archive collection.
Anthony and Ryan sitting together at a desk
August 12, 2016
Students with visual impairments gain job experience with Perkins' five-week World of Work program.

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