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From problem to solution in 24 hours
July 12, 2018
Perkins’ first hackathon challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
Making every vote count
May 17, 2018
Perkins hosts mock election to test Clear Ballot digital voting platforms for accessibility.
Perkins adds beacon technology to BlindWays bus-finding app
May 10, 2018
As part of MBTA pilot program, BlindWays now offers vibrating notifications to help users locate certain bus stops.
Perkins Possibilities Gala highlights the power of technology
May 4, 2018
The annual event raised more than $1 million to support programs and services for individuals who are blind.
PerkinsHacks: 24 hours to change lives
April 14, 2018
At its first-ever hackathon, Perkins challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
Perkins mobile app featured in NYC's Cooper Hewitt design museum
February 15, 2018
Thousands of visitors will experience BlindWays as part of the ‘Access+Ability’ exhibition running now through September.
Perkins becomes first campus in the nation to collaborate with Aira
January 23, 2018
New technology utilizes wearable devices to instantly connect users with sighted assistants.
When online shopping turns into obstacle hopping
January 3, 2018
Perkins Access’ Joann Becker, who is blind, shares the aggravation of using inaccessible websites.
Perkins' year in review: 17 photos from 2017
December 21, 2017
A look back at the biggest moments of the year.
The college experience starts at Perkins
October 5, 2017
A new nine-month program equips college-bound students with skills they need to earn a degree.