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Top 10 assistive technology breakthroughs of 2014
January 6, 2015
A review of the top breakthroughs in assistive technology during 2014.
Eight tips to introduce reading to your young child who is blind
November 19, 2014
Introducing books and reading to a child who is blind may seem daunting, but it really isn’t.
'Dynamic Duo' Kim and Brian Charlson honored for advocacy work
October 24, 2014
Kim and Brian Charlson received the Mary Lou Maloney Award from the Disability Policy Consortium.
Perkins students participate in global Read for the Record event
October 23, 2014
Lower School students and staff chased a world record for reading aloud.
Perkins' next great reinvention
October 16, 2014
Dave Power, parent of a son who is deafblind and former high-tech executive, brings a unique perspective to new role as Perkins’ President and CEO.
Braillers breaking barriers
September 1, 2014
Growing up in Kenya, Martin's access to a Perkins Brailler enabled him to thrive academically. It's a reminder that the right technology can change challenges into opportunities.
Free play ideas for blind and visually impaired children that relate to learning
August 27, 2014
How free play affects brain development and how to promote it.
A second chance in school for Janmer and Maximo
August 13, 2014
Brothers Maximo and Janmer of the Philippines are back in school thanks to the help of Perkins International partner Resources for the Blind, Inc.
Sharing braille with sighted classmates: a step-by-step guide
July 9, 2014
Sharing their love of braille with friends helps kids who are blind build their self-confidence
From classic to cool: Six ways the SMART Brailler facilitates braille learning
June 18, 2014
Early adopters of the SMART Brailler have become speedy achievers at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind