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Lego figures of a boy in a wheelchair and a service dog.
June 29, 2016
Iconic toymaker releases its first disability-friendly toy set after pressure from #ToyLikeMe campaign.
A young girl passes a green ball to her classmate.
June 28, 2016
Social interaction skills help students of all ages like Grace, Kevin and Michael connect with other people.
Helen Keller pressing her face against the side of small Boston bull terrier named Phiz.
June 24, 2016
From scrappy Scotties to dignified Great Danes to a famous Akita, dogs always brought joy to Helen Keller.
Kim Charlson sits next to a television and holds a remote control
June 23, 2016
Popular streaming service reaches historic agreement to make shows and movies accessible to people who are blind.
Jon types on a braille notetaker while teacher Linde D’Andrea observes
June 20, 2016
Career education helps students like Jon develop the skills and self-awareness they need to find their dream job.
Two students dressed in fancy outfits standing outside
June 17, 2016
Perkins students had a blast at the biggest party of the year.
A graduate marches down the aisle wearing a blue cap and gown
June 17, 2016
Twelve graduates enjoyed an emotional send-off from family, friends and staff.
A child reaches both hands out to touch a corn snake
June 16, 2016
Perkins preschoolers make friends with animals that slither, jump and crawl during an educational visit from a traveling animal presenter.
Teacher Kate Crohan and student Zach sit at a table, both working with braille notetakers.
June 14, 2016
Assistive technology allows students like Zach to read, write, study and learn just like their sighted peers.
A student holds the steering wheel of a boat while the captain looks on
June 13, 2016
Watertown boat owners give Perkins students an experience to remember during annual Charles River cruise.

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