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Braille & Literacy
Welcome to the future of literacy
September 29, 2015
A new Perkins study explores how technology is revolutionizing the way people who are blind read, write and communicate.
Keeping the joy of reading alive
September 8, 2015
The Perkins Library enriches the lives of book-lovers who can’t read traditional print.
WonderBaby.org founder Amber Bobnar wins National Braille Press volunteer award
June 18, 2015
Perkins employee recognized for her work to make popular picture books more accessible to children who are blind.
100,000 Braillers and counting
May 18, 2015
WORTH Trust, Perkins Solutions’ partner in India, marks a milestone with assembly of 100,000th Brailler.
May 13, 2015
Antique raised-print book returned 159 years after it was printed at Perkins School for the Blind.
How the evolution of the brailler expanded braille literacy
April 6, 2015
For more than 60 years, the Perkins Brailler has made it easier for people who are blind to communicate with the world around them.
Perkins lends momentum to U.N.'s push for accessible books
April 2, 2015
Perkins works to make books available to more people around the world with visual impairments.
The stars come out in accessible e-book
March 25, 2015
A free downloadable e-book turns science and astronomy into interactive fun for every student.
Ten tips to prepare your child to learn to read braille
January 29, 2015
Even before children learn to read, there are steps parents can to take to get them ready.
Liked the Oscar-nominated movie? Borrow the book from Perkins Library
January 22, 2015
Many of this year’s Oscar-nominated films started out as books, which patrons can check out from the Perkins Library.