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Michael Pascento poses with student Jack in a classroom
April 2, 2015
A student named Jack inspired Michael Pascento to run the Boston Marathon to raise awareness about albinism and vision loss.
Dave Power speaking at the U.N. panel.
April 2, 2015
Perkins works to make books available to more people around the world with visual impairments.
Young boy with glasses holding decorated egg in two hands
March 31, 2015
Beeping eggs make springtime tradition accessible for kids with visual impairments.
A young boy listens to music on headphones
March 27, 2015
From trampolines to mystery aromas, kids who are blind and their parents enjoy sensory integration activities.
Lee Vollemans waves during a training run as she passes a grassy lawn
March 26, 2015
The Boston Marathon isn’t just a race for Lee Vollemans. It’s a way to support Perkins, where three generations of her family helped kids who are blind.
Milky Way galaxy in space
March 25, 2015
A free downloadable e-book turns science and astronomy into interactive fun for every student.
Lisa DiBonaventura, Dr. Barry Kran and Dr. Jean E. Ramsey
March 24, 2015
Kran and his colleague were recognized for their work to improve vision care for people with disabilities.
A person typing on a keyboard.
March 23, 2015
People who are blind or otherwise disabled use the Internet, too – and they’d love to access your digital content.
Smiling broadly, Sabrina Bluestone crosses the finish line of the New York City Marathon in 2013.
March 20, 2015
Her son is thriving in Perkins' Deafblind Program, so Sabrina Bluestone will run the Boston Marathon to give thanks and raise funds.
Bob uses assistive technology with a Perkins trainer.
March 20, 2015
A former plumber with visual impairment wins a $500 gift card from Perkins Solutions – and discovers life-changing technology at his fingertips.