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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.
Study suggests new socializing strategy for CHARGE kids
July 6, 2016
Teens who are deafblind can improve socialization skills with structured play, finds new study coauthored by Perkins staffers.
FCC Commissioner talks technology during Perkins visit
June 9, 2016
Commissioner Mignon Clyburn meets with Perkins leadership to discuss shared mission of accessibility for consumers who are deafblind.
Learning in three dimensions
May 23, 2016
New 3-D printing technology is putting science, art and literacy lessons into the hands of Perkins students.
Small credentials, big impact
May 19, 2016
New digital micro-credentials from Perkins eLearning will help teachers showcase their educational expertise.