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Five reasons why you should run a 5K race (blindfolded)
February 10, 2015
It’s a chance to challenge yourself. Amaze your friends. And help children who are blind.
Hey, Mom and Dad, look at me!
January 22, 2015
A panel discussion on what siblings of children with disabilities want parents and caregivers to know.
The winning Perkins Products story
January 14, 2015
We heard from people using our products or services and we have a winner!
Perkins President Dave Power's TEDxBeaconStreet talk now online
January 9, 2015
In his talk, Power described new innovations that will increase opportunities for people who are blind to live and work independently.
Africa Forum rescheduled to October 2015
December 23, 2014
The 6th Africa Forum, which promises to be the largest-ever gathering of Africa’s blindness community, has been rescheduled to Oct. 4-8, 2015.
ELP visitors introduce Perkins to their sweet, savory and spicy cultures
December 4, 2014
Tantalizing tidbits to tempt your taste buds – what better way to meet the ELP Class of 2015?
Perkins CEO to speak at Nov. 16 TEDxBeaconStreet event
November 11, 2014
Talk focuses on roadblocks preventing qualified blind job-seekers from finding work, and what we can do to remove them.
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.