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African students reading braille text.
September 1, 2014
Growing up in Kenya, Martin's access to a Perkins Brailler enabled him to thrive academically.
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.
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.
Teacher and two students in front of the state house
August 15, 2014
Secondary students get a taste of government at the State House
Three young men sit on a couch, listening to the speaker.
August 15, 2014
This Gentlemen’s Quarterly Club is about more than what to wear.
Marla Runyan standing in front of Perkins Tower
August 15, 2014
Perkins spokesperson Marla Runyan talks about her journey from competitive athlete to teacher and spokesperson.
Teacher and student placing sound recorder on a tree trunk
August 15, 2014
Students collect sounds as part of global science project.
A teacher looks on as the student places a ball into a hole.
August 15, 2014
Games are a great way to work on social skills and team work. Adapting games for those with visual impairments doesn't need to be difficult, and in fact some games only need slight modifying.
Girl sitting in front of a computer with a teacher showing her how to use the technology.
August 15, 2014
A service offered to public school students with visual impairments by Perkins’ Educational Programs division.

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