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From problem to solution in 24 hours
July 12, 2018
Perkins’ first hackathon challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
Perkins adds beacon technology to BlindWays bus-finding app
May 10, 2018
As part of MBTA pilot program, BlindWays now offers vibrating notifications to help users locate certain bus stops.
Perkins Shark Tank creates opportunity for global impact
April 30, 2018
May event connects business leaders with international educators to fund projects for children in need
PerkinsHacks: 24 hours to change lives
April 14, 2018
At its first-ever hackathon, Perkins challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
Perkins becomes first campus in the nation to collaborate with Aira
January 23, 2018
New technology utilizes wearable devices to instantly connect users with sighted assistants.
Perkins International wins web award
October 27, 2017
ELP Community earns praise for connecting hundreds of teachers around globe.
Perkins Library pilots 'Kindle for folks who are blind'
August 4, 2017
Library patrons will test new affordable braille e-reader as part of a one-year pilot program.
Perkins launches global teacher training program
June 14, 2017
Perkins International Academy unveiled at United Nations in effort to train 1 million special educators by 2030.
Perkins hosts expert panel at United Nations
June 13, 2017
At global disability conference, educators and advocates explore ways to educate world’s most vulnerable children.
BlindSquare provides improved transportation information with BlindWays
April 6, 2017
Perkins partners with MIPsoft, makers of the popular BlindSquare app, to help more travelers with visual impairments find bus stops in the Boston area.