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Map of the world.
September 25, 2014
Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind Union, has a lot to think about before she embarks on a business trip
Martin Kieti hiking in the Cradle of Humankind caves in South Africa.
September 24, 2014
Institutional Development Program is building brighter future for Africans with blindness
Worth Trust employees assembling Perkins Braillers.
September 17, 2014
WORTH Trust, which trains, employs, educates and provides services for people with disabilities, marked its 50th anniversary with a Golden Jubilee celebration.
The Educational Leadership Program (ELP) Class of 2015.
September 15, 2014
International educators will receive hands-on training in blind and deafblind education.
Perkins student in wheelchair touching large stone sculpture.
September 14, 2014
Tracing Helen Keller’s footsteps at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston.
Perkins CEO & President Dave Power accepts the 2014 Distinguished Leadership Award at the 17th annual MassTLC Leadership Awards. Gary Hanley, head of American operations for Invest in Northern Ireland, presented the award.
September 12, 2014
Perkins was presented with the 2014 Distinguished Leadership Award at the MassTLC gala on September 11.
Dorinda Rife, superintendent of education programs at Perkins.
September 1, 2014
As superintendent tasked with a new national role, Dorinda Rife is improving education for students who are blind all over the U.S.
African students reading braille text.
September 1, 2014
Growing up in Kenya, Martin's access to a Perkins Brailler enabled him to thrive academically.
Children playing on the floor with toys.
August 27, 2014
How free play affects brain development and how to promote it.
A library patron receives audio books from a library staff worker.
August 20, 2014
Talking books can help those unable to read traditional print due to cognitive or physical disabilities, including blindness.