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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.
2014's Top Ten most popular audio books produced by Perkins Library
January 8, 2015
From Jackie O to the first Olympic athlete who is legally blind, these books feature fascinating connections to Massachusetts.
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.
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.