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Africa Forum participants in Uganda walk upstairs to the exhibit hall.
May 18, 2016
With a new director and a bold growth strategy, Perkins International prepares to help more children who are blind get an education.
Holly Bonner walks with her two daughters in a park
May 17, 2016
Visual impairments can’t stop these three moms from figuring out creative ways to raise happy, healthy children.
Marla Runyan works on a laptop, with two large-screen monitors in front of her
May 16, 2016
Perkins Access, a new service from Perkins Solutions, is eager to help make websites more accessible to people who are blind.
Brian uses an electric razor to shave
May 16, 2016
Independent living skills allow students like Brian to accomplish essential daily tasks, including cooking, cleaning and looking good.
A group of people with white canes gather near a playground.
May 13, 2016
Learning, meeting and sharing: A parent’s experience at the 2016 Early Connections Conference.
A young man and woman laugh together on a balcony
May 12, 2016
Ambitious social change campaign, sponsored by Perkins, works to make the world a more welcoming place for people with visual impairment.
A student using a SMART Brailler while her teacher looks on
May 11, 2016
Perkins community teachers bring the power of the Expanded Core Curriculum to students everywhere.
A woman using a white cane walks past a bus stop.
May 11, 2016
New app will help people who are blind locate bus stops and other precise locations.
A student walks down a hallway using a white cane while a teacher follows.
May 11, 2016
Orientation and mobility lessons give students like Bronwen the skills and confidence they need to get to where they’re going.
Yegue Badigue plays the piano
May 9, 2016
Talented pianist Yegue Badigue came to Perkins from war-torn Africa, and he’s determined to make the most of his new life in America.