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Bruins players chat with members of the Perkins goalball team.
March 5, 2015
Boston Bruins players Brad Marchand and Dougie Hamilton joined the Perkins goalball team for some friendly competition.
Two students work together building accessible technology.
March 4, 2015
MIT students worked with clients with disabilities to design and build customized assistive technology devices.
Cake in the shape of the Howe building
March 2, 2015
On March 2, Perkins celebrates the day it was chartered as a school for the blind.
Dr. Willkomm teaching at the head of a class
February 23, 2015
In an upcoming eLearning workshop, learn how to create assistive technology you can use in your home or classroom.
Vintage photo of children in a classroom
February 20, 2015
Perkins’ mission to educate children who are blind has always extended far beyond our Watertown campus.
A blindfolded runner and sighted guide run together in the Blindfold Challenge in Boston
February 10, 2015
It’s a chance to challenge yourself. Amaze your friends. And help children who are blind.
Helen Keller and Mark Twain.
February 9, 2015
Helen Keller was world-famous as an author and activist. But did you know she had a secret love interest?
Teacher and student sitting at a table and signing to each other
February 6, 2015
Tips and techniques for better communication with people who are deaf.
Andrea Bocelli, Mary Ingalls, Gordon Gund, Thomas Gore, Sonora Carver and Daniel Kish
January 30, 2015
Can people who are blind be U.S. Senators, literary inspirations, horse divers, echolocation experts, professional sports owners? You bet!
Two boys reading braille books
January 29, 2015
Even before children learn to read, there are steps parents can to take to get them ready.

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