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Zachary Taibi-Bennoui playing piano.
August 14, 2014
Braille was second string when it came to music – until it came time to write the tunes down
Perkins students dancing at the prom.
August 14, 2014
Dating is one way students practice the art of making a connection
Abilities Expo logo
August 14, 2014
The Abilities Expo will be held Sept. 5-7, 2014 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston.
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.
Sam Shaw
July 24, 2014
Samuel Shaw is the coordinator of recreation and Expanded Core activities at the Grousbeck Center for Students & Technology.
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.
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
July 22, 2014
Perkins graduate Dr. Robert J. Smithdas, the renowned author, poet and lecturer and a pillar of the deafblind community, died July 17 at age 89.

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