Accessibility

Two women standing in front of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.
June 28, 2017
Members of Congress heard from Perkins accessibility expert Marla Runyan on the importance of assistive technology for people with disabilities.
A man stands in front of a powerpoint presentation.
June 16, 2017
Perkins Access experts, along with ADA architect Bobby Silverstein, covered user experience, legal and technical aspects of accessibility.
A hand holds an iPhone showing the Voiceover screen.
May 18, 2017
On Global Accessibility Awareness Day, learn how to browse websites, use smartphones and much more without vision.
Cory stands holding his diploma wearing black a cap and gown
May 9, 2017
If you're blind, you can still go to college, use money and coordinate your outfit. Here's how.
A man plays a keyboard on the set of a television program
April 24, 2017
Three alumni show the extraordinary range of jobs Perkins graduates can do, from one-man band to small-business owner.
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 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.

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