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A portrait of Danielle Sturgeon
October 14, 2016
Home-schooled student Danielle Sturgeon turned to Perkins’ Short Courses to learn essential skills before going to college.
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.
Bob wearing a hard hat and reflective safety vest on the Perkins campus.
October 12, 2016
A unique program helps Perkins students learn from the experts about on-campus construction projects.
Walubo and Halima with their cow.
October 12, 2016
In rural Uganda, Perkins International helps high school sweethearts Walubo and Halima beat the odds and build a life together.
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.

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