Accessibility

A man stands in front of a screen as he presents to people sitting at computers.
March 23, 2017
What I do: Accessibility consultant Akira Fujita teaches companies and organizations about digital accessibility.
A young woman wearing headphones works on a computer
March 21, 2017
Here’s what you need to know to make your organization’s website in compliance with updated federal rules.
A living room in a bright, sunny house
January 20, 2017
Simple, inexpensive modifications can make your home safer for loved ones living with visual impairment.
Jaimi Lard greets people taking a tour of Perkins School for the Blind
January 17, 2017
Jaimi Lard, who is deafblind, answers questions about what it’s like to live without vision or hearing.
Two people, one with a white cane, walk on a sidewalk together
December 22, 2016
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard is the voice for people with disabilities on the Arsenal Street Corridor Working Group.
A woman holding a white cane puts her face close to a sign at Logan Airport.
November 15, 2016
Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard tells Logan Airport managers about her travel experiences as a person with deafblindness.
A headshot of Arnie Harris
November 11, 2016
Arnie Harris has taught music at Perkins for more than 30 years.
Four people talking on a subway, one of them carrying a white cane.
November 10, 2016
Two new e-books from Perkins explain how sighted people can work and socialize with people who are visually impaired.
Jerry Berrier walks through the woods with a sighted guide
November 8, 2016
Perkins staffers help Mass Audubon produce booklet with step-by-step instructions on creating accessible trails.
Hands positioning pegs on an old-fashioned arithmetic slate
November 4, 2016
Mathematics has always been taught at Perkins, but the tools and techniques have evolved over the past century.

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