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LightAide inventor named 'Rising Star' by Boston Children's Hospital
November 4, 2014
The inventor of the LightAide, Dr. Catherine Rose, was presented with the Rising Star Award by Boston Children's Hospital.
And the winner of the 2014 Perkins Technology Prize is…Ustraap
October 30, 2014
Ustraap, a wristband that can be worn by people who are blind or visually impaired to alert them to obstacles in their path, will be manufactured and sold thanks to the $25,000 prize awarded by Perkins in partnership with MassChallenge.
'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.
Shining Bright: Meet the Hollywood Showman Behind Perkins' Gala
October 24, 2014
The executive producer of the TV sitcom "Friends" turns students into stars at the annual fundraiser
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.
Job Fair generates optimism and interviews for blind job-seekers
October 17, 2014
At the fourth annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairments, held at the Radcliffe Institute on October 16, adults who are blind or visually impaired were able to meet with employers from across the state.
Perkins marks 50th White Cane Safety Day with on-campus celebration
October 16, 2014
White Cane Safety Day recognizes the importance of white canes in promoting independence among people who are blind or visually impaired.
Lawmakers for a day
August 15, 2014
Secondary students get a taste of government at the State House
Blind Date: Perkins students practice the art of making a connection
August 14, 2014
Dating is one way students practice the art of making a connection
Defining Their Dream
March 27, 2014
Perkins students learn how to navigate the world of work, from what opportunities are out there to what questions to ask, at Perkins' jobs open house, held in Dwight Hall.