Assistive Technology

Marla Runyan works on a laptop, with two large-screen monitors in front of her
May 16, 2016
Perkins Access, a new service from Perkins Solutions, is eager to help make websites more accessible to people who are blind.
A woman using a white cane walks past a bus stop.
May 11, 2016
New app will help people who are blind locate bus stops and other precise locations.
A student using a SMART Brailler while her teacher looks on
May 11, 2016
Perkins community teachers bring the power of the Expanded Core Curriculum to students everywhere.
A student uses a white cane to navigate while her teacher walks behind her
May 9, 2016
The Expanded Core Curriculum goes beyond traditional academics, and prepares Perkins students for the challenges of school, work and everyday life.
A man using a white cane stands on the sidewalk
April 13, 2016
At Perkins Solutions, we ask questions that help us develop technologies that solve old and new challenges facing the blind community.
A woman using a white cane walks past a bus stop
April 12, 2016
Innovative mobile app will help people who are blind locate bus stops and other precise locations, making public transportation more accessible.
Two children use an iPad
April 7, 2016
Paths to Technology website from Perkins eLearning will help teachers, parents and students understand and use the best new technology.
Dave Power and Kevin Carey holding a refreshable braille display
March 24, 2016
After five years of research, Transforming Braille Group unveils affordable refreshable braille display for use in developing countries and libraries.
Ashley sits with her laptop, listening to text through earbuds.
March 1, 2016
Social media is an essential part of everyday life for teens and young adults who are blind, just as it is for their peers with sight.
A woman looks at a large computer monitor. A smartphone is on the desk next to her, and several other computer monitors are behind her and to the side.
February 22, 2016
New service ready to help companies, colleges and nonprofits comply with upcoming federal rules on digital accessibility.

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