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Here's a great idea: You should run a 5k race blindfolded
February 10, 2016
It’s the Blindfold Challenge in Boston. It’s not as crazy as it sounds. And it’s for a really good cause.
10 surprising connections between Veterans Day and blindness
November 11, 2015
From braille to guide dogs, veterans have been front and center in many life-changing innovations in the blindness field.
10 reasons to put Helen Keller on the new $10 bill
November 4, 2015
The inspirational deafblind icon is the obvious choice to appear on the United States’ first tactile currency note.
10 fascinating facts about the white cane
October 15, 2015
To celebrate National White Cane Safety Day, here are some little-known facts about the iconic white cane.
An activist for accessibility
October 8, 2015
Perkins graduate Beverly Grady has spent three decades making her hometown a more welcoming place for people who are blind.
Perkins Library Director named to committee on disability rights
August 12, 2015
Kim Charlson will advise Massachusetts attorney general’s office on issues important to people with disabilities.
First accessible U.S. currency note should debut in 2020
August 7, 2015
Perkins Library Director Kim Charlson gives update about efforts to make currency accessible to Americans who are blind or visually impaired
Looking back on 25 years of the ADA
July 24, 2015
Four members of the Perkins community discuss how the Americans with Disabilities Act impacted the lives of people who are blind.
An ambitious agenda in Africa
July 15, 2015
At Africa Forum in October, the continent’s blindness community will focus on UN’s sweeping new development goals.
Ask the expert: Millie Smith shares strategies for educating children with severe disabilities
June 29, 2015
Successfully teaching children with multiple impairments requires goals, collaboration and accountability from both parents and educators.