- Taste of Perkins
Thursday, October 9
Perkins collaborating on innovative new mobile audio games for people who are blind
Blindfold Racer is one of two mobile gaming apps that will be released by Perkins Products.
A TV that talks back
Comcast visited Perkins on November 10 to unveil the talking guide, and to install it on a television in the Grousbeck Center for Students & Technology.
Perkins CEO Dave Power to speak at Nov. 16 TEDxBeaconStreet event
Power will outline the technological breakthroughs that make it possible for people who are blind to succeed in careers.
Corinne Grousbeck named chair of Perkins Board of Trustees
Grousbeck succeeds Frederic M. Clifford, who served as Chair since 2008.
LightAide inventor named 'Rising Star' by Boston Children’s Hospital
The woman behind the LightAide, Dr. Catherine Rose, was honored for her invention.
And the winner of the 2014 Perkins Technology Prize is… Ustraap
Wristband navigational device secures award for Mexican innovators
'Dynamic Duo' Kim and Brian Charlson honored for advocacy work
They received the Mary Lou Maloney Award from the Disability Policy Consortium at its Annual Reception on October 23.
Perkins students participate in global Read for the Record event
Students read from braille books, large print books, electronic notetakers with refreshable braille displays and more.
Educational Forum & Open House
Join us for our Educational Forum and Open House on November 11.
Job Fair generates optimism and interviews for blind job-seekers
Recruiters from more than 30 local companies, state agencies and nonprofits came to meet qualified candidates with visual impairments.