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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.
FCC commissioner smiles as a student takes his braille notetaker out of his backpack
June 9, 2016
Commissioner Mignon Clyburn meets with Perkins leadership to discuss shared mission of accessibility for consumers who are deafblind.
A golfer squats to examine the putting green.
June 8, 2016
Thanks to everyone who helped make the Second Annual Perkins Golf Tournament a success, while supporting children who are blind.
Brendan puts bottles of sparkling water in a fridge.
June 7, 2016
Self-determination is an essential skill that helps students like Brendan set realistic goals and take ownership of their lives.
Ashley delivers bowls of food to cat at an animal shelter
June 3, 2016
Volunteer work at the Buddy Dog animal shelter helped Ashley discover the joys and responsibilities of employment.
Jake uses a weight machine with help from a teacher
June 1, 2016
Recreation and leisure classes introduce students like Jake to healthy habits and hobbies they can enjoy for a lifetime.
Jordan, Harry and Alderson clapping
May 27, 2016
Young adults with visual impairment get advice, training and confidence at Perkins’ new Pre-Employment Program.
The Educational Leadership Program Class of 2016.
May 26, 2016
Commencement ceremony honors the latest class of global graduates from Perkins’ Educational Leadership Program.
Ed Bosso standing in front of the Howe Building
May 24, 2016
A conversation with Ed Bosso.