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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.
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.
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.
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
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.