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Six surprising ways flowers help kids who are blind
May 2, 2016
At Perkins School for the Blind, flowers are used to teach hands-on science lessons, enhance social skills and make art come alive.
Becoming an incubator for innovation
April 13, 2016
At Perkins Solutions, we ask questions that help us develop technologies that solve old and new challenges facing the blind community.
Google.org awards grant to Perkins to build 'micronavigation' app
April 12, 2016
Innovative mobile app will help people who are blind locate bus stops and other precise locations, making public transportation more accessible.
A low-cost revolution in refreshable braille
March 24, 2016
After five years of research, Transforming Braille Group unveils affordable refreshable braille display for use in developing countries and libraries.
Perkins Access brings accessibility to digital world
February 22, 2016
New service ready to help companies, colleges and nonprofits comply with upcoming federal rules on digital accessibility.
2015's most intriguing innovations
December 28, 2015
From a multitalented digital assistant to a watch that taps you, the past year featured exciting advances in accessible technology.
Former Perkins teacher wins Genius Grant
November 17, 2015
Alex Truesdell is honored for her work in adaptive design, which helps children with disabilities live more fulfilling lives.
The 3-D way to learn
November 3, 2015
3-D printing puts lessons in science, art and literacy into the hands of students at Perkins School for the Blind.
October 9, 2015
Until accessible U.S. currency makes its much-anticipated debut in 2020, the Perkins Library is distributing the iBill Talking Banknote Identifier device to people who are blind.
The role of braille literacy in the digital age
October 6, 2015
Q&A with John Price, who is bringing Perkins Solutions’ innovative technology to Africa Forum.