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Student working in the student store
May 18, 2012
The expanded core curriculum empowers students with disabilities to access their education and make their own choices throughout life.
Alex engaged in an orientation and mobility session with his teacher.
April 5, 2012
An orphan at age four, Alex lived in a group home with no family and no way of communicating his basic needs.
Perkins students hanging out
April 3, 2012
For students who are visually impaired, social skills must be explicitly taught in the curriculum.
Haben Girma speaking to a crowd at Perkins.
January 16, 2012
Haben Girma, a disability rights activist and the first Harvard Law School student in history who is deafblind, visits the Perkins Campus.
Hamlet smiling and sitting in his wheelchair.
January 2, 2012
Hamlet began to embrace the world around him after he arrived at the Gyumri Children's Home in Armenia.
Grousbeck Center for Students and Technology
November 11, 2011
The Grousbeck Center contains space for making music, learning about new technology, practicing vocational skills and simply hanging out.
Students who are visually impaired using technology in the student center.
September 29, 2010
The Grousbeck Center for Students and Technology to offer high-tech tools and a social center.
A young boy creating a dragon with a 3D pen.
The holiday season is here–and Perkins has the perfect gift list for the whole family!
A young woman using an iPad sits next to her guide dog
Why non-accessible websites are no longer good enough, and what governments and businesses must do to improve digital accessibility.
A pair of feet walk down a sidewalk, with a white cane tapping ahead.
To celebrate National White Cane Safety Day, here are some little-known facts about the iconic white cane.

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