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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!
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.
Ruby hand-held magnifier
January 14, 2015
We heard from people using our products or services and we have a winner!
Student watches small, wheeled robot move across the floor.
January 12, 2015
Public school students with visual impairments relish hands-on opportunity to learn the science behind robotics.
Dave Power delivering TEDxBeaconStreet talk.
January 9, 2015
In his talk, Power described new innovations that will increase opportunities for people who are blind to live and work independently.

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