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Historic accessible book treaty takes effect today
September 30, 2016
In 22 countries and counting, the Marrakesh Treaty will make more accessible books available for people who are blind.
At Perkins, governor announces ride-sharing initiative
September 16, 2016
First-of-its-kind pilot program will allow state’s RIDE customers to get subsidized, on-demand service from Uber and Lyft.
BlindNewWorld makes global debut
August 25, 2016
Perkins’ ambitious social change campaign is introduced at international blindness conference.
Sun and smiles for every family
August 3, 2016
Perkins parent operates nonprofit that provides beach wheelchairs, so kids with disabilities can enjoy the summertime.
Accessible book treaty ratified
July 14, 2016
In a major victory for people who are blind, the Marrakesh Treaty will make braille and audio books more globally available.
Five things you probably don't know about CVI
July 11, 2016
Cortical Visual Impairment is the fast-growing (and perhaps most complex) cause of visual impairment in the U.S.
In a mother's words
July 8, 2016
A mother of a legally blind child tapped into her local school district and Perkins resources to enable her daughter to reach her fullest potential.
Wheelchair boy rolls into LEGO history
June 29, 2016
Iconic toymaker releases its first disability-friendly toy set after pressure from #ToyLikeMe campaign.
Netflix is the new accessible
June 23, 2016
Popular streaming service reaches historic agreement to make shows and movies accessible to people who are blind.
BlindNewWorld plans to change attitudes about blindness
May 12, 2016
Ambitious social change campaign, sponsored by Perkins, works to make the world a more welcoming place for people with visual impairment.