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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.
BlindWays app voted favorite new product
January 13, 2017
Mass Innovation Night’s crowd honors Perkins’ smartphone app that helps people who are blind locate bus stops.
The evolution of deafblind communication
January 10, 2017
For more than 180 years, Perkins has been pioneering ways for people with deafblindness to communicate with others.
Perkins International launches online community
October 5, 2016
Interactive website links hundreds of Educational Leadership Program graduates from around the globe.
Perkins launches BlindWays app
September 20, 2016
New smartphone app helps commuters who are blind find bus stops and travel more independently.
At Perkins, governor announces ride-sharing initiative
September 16, 2016
First-of-its-kind pilot program will allow state’s RIDE customers to get subsidized, on-demand service from Uber and Lyft.
Driverless vehicle tested at Perkins
September 2, 2016
Optimus Ride partners with Perkins to test self-driving technology that will revolutionize transportation for people who are blind.