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Brothers Janmer, 13, and Maximo, 11.
August 13, 2014
Brothers Maximo and Janmer of the Philippines are back in school thanks to the help of Perkins International partner Resources for the Blind, Inc.
A little girl plays with the LightAide.
July 25, 2014
Catherine Rose's idea has evolved into a partnership between Perkins Products and Philips to produce the LightAide™.
During a water break in the shade, Lower School student Madison helps Liverpool FC’s Ryan Moignard don a Liverpool hat.
July 24, 2014
Students tried a new sport with tips and encouragement from the game's very best.
Student Jae, from the Early Learning Center, touching one of the golden groundbreaking shovels.
July 24, 2014
The trail, part of the new Watertown Riverfront Park, is the result of seven years planning between Perkins, the DCR and local organizations.
Sam Shaw
July 24, 2014
Samuel Shaw is the coordinator of recreation and Expanded Core activities at the Grousbeck Center for Students & Technology.
Teaching and student conducting orientation and mobility training.
July 23, 2014
Perkins’ personalized, one-on-one orientation and mobility lessons give students the training and confidence they need to navigate their world.
Robert Smithdas communicating with his secretary Herbert Lehman via the manual alphabet at the National School for the Blind, Tokyo.
July 22, 2014
Perkins School for the Blind graduate Dr. Robert J. Smithdas, the renowned author, poet and lecturer and a pillar of the deafblind community, died July 17 at age 89.
Student and teacher using brailler.
July 9, 2014
Sharing their love of braille with friends helps kids who are blind build their self-confidence
Disability Policy Consortium Executive Director John Winske and Perkins CEO and President Dave Power greeting Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley.
June 26, 2014
Seven candidates for Massachusetts governor spent time at Perkins on June 26 discussing a range of issues facing the disability community.
Boy using the SMART Brailler.
June 18, 2014
Early adopters of the SMART Brailler have become speedy achievers at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind

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