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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.
Audience listening to panel discussion
January 22, 2015
A panel discussion on what siblings of children with disabilities want parents and caregivers to know.
Oscar statue surrounded by copies of books made into movies
January 22, 2015
Many of this year’s Oscar-nominated films started out as books, which patrons can check out from the Perkins Library.
A tester wearing a SUNU wristband during testing.
January 15, 2015
Nine Perkins students and staff were given the opportunity to test-drive it.

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