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Two women communicate using tactile sign language.
March 29, 2019
For the second time this month, Perkins School for the Blind was at the state house to advocate for the blind community.
A teacher helps a student read.
March 27, 2019
More and more, Community Programs serve the growing blind population.
A man and woman pose for a picture and smile.
March 26, 2019
Abbie and Tim are members of the Corporation and have been involved with Perkins since 2004.
Martha Majors poses for a portrait.
March 26, 2019
This guiding philosophy of the Deafblind Program breaks down barriers so students can communicate and self-advocate.
A young girl touches a large, interactive screen.
March 26, 2019
On and off campus, Perkins School for the Blind is harnessing new tools to address today’s challenges.
Two women address a crowd from a lectern in a grand auditorium filled with draped flags.
March 20, 2019
During annual B.L.I.N.D. event, organizers asked for increased funds for various programs and services.
A woman with visual impairment navigates the Touch this Page exhibition.
February 27, 2019
“Touch this Page” teaches a modern lesson using 19th century literacy tools.
Robert Chaney, dressed in a suit, stands in a yard with a monkey on his shoulder.
February 15, 2019
The new set of handwritten notes, photographs and more shines an informal light on the life of Perkins School for the Blind’s most famous alum.
A group of people stand and talk around a table.
February 11, 2019
Nida Society, a longtime PI collaborator, recently opened the first of 10 landmark model programs.
A woman uses an iPad.
February 4, 2019
The latest accessibility guidelines expand on existing standards.

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