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Braille & Literacy
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.
Perkins' pioneering work to promote literacy
June 30, 2016
From embossed type to downloadable digital books, Perkins has a long history of supporting literacy for people with blindness.
ECC at Perkins: Accomplishing more with technology
June 14, 2016
Assistive technology allows students like Zach to read, write, study and learn just like their sighted peers.
ECC at Perkins: Finding the most effective way to communicate
May 24, 2016
Compensatory access lessons help students like Slater connect with others in a meaningful way, using any form of ‘speech’ that works.
Bringing books to life
May 19, 2016
Meet the team of talented volunteers who record more than 100 new audio books every year for the Perkins Library.
From Indiana to Nepal: the incredible journey of a Perkins Brailler
May 18, 2016
An encounter between a German college student and Perkins Solutions manager brings a powerful literacy tool to children in need.
Teaching essential life skills to public school students
May 11, 2016
Perkins community teachers bring the power of the Expanded Core Curriculum to students everywhere.
Lessons for life
May 9, 2016
The Expanded Core Curriculum goes beyond traditional academics, and prepares Perkins students for the challenges of school, work and everyday life.
One thousand books and counting
April 15, 2016
The Perkins Library recording studio celebrates a milestone in its mission to bring books with a New England connection to readers who are blind
A low-cost revolution in refreshable braille
March 24, 2016
After five years of research, Transforming Braille Group unveils affordable refreshable braille display for use in developing countries and libraries.