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Living With Blindness
Advocates rally at annual B.L.I.N.D. Day event
March 25, 2016
Members of the Massachusetts blindness community speak out for funding for crucial services like education and accessible books.
YouTube sensation, pole vaulter, rock star
March 22, 2016
Meet the new generation of young people who are rewriting the rules about blindness.
Adventures of a solo blind traveler
March 10, 2016
What’s the secret to traveling without sight? A white cane, confidence and the willingness to ask for assistance when necessary.
Tweeting while blind
March 1, 2016
Social media is an essential part of everyday life for teens and young adults who are blind, just as it is for their peers with sight.
What you didn't know about Stevie Wonder's "braille joke" at the Grammys
February 16, 2016
Stevie Wonder's shout out for braille and accessible books surprised the crowd, but not the director of Perkins Library.
What I've learned working with people who are blind
February 5, 2016
Look both ways before entering a hallway (and other practical advice from a new HR director)
It's never too late to learn
January 20, 2016
Perkins Solutions gives a 95-year-old WWII veteran with vision loss the training he needs to read his favorite magazines.
From the cottage to the real world
January 15, 2016
What I do: Marcia Moore helps residential students at Perkins School for the Blind bridge the gap between the classroom and real life
10 things you probably don't know about braille
January 4, 2016
Surprising facts about the raised-dot reading system, including an asteroid named Braille and why there’s braille on drive-through ATMs.
10 tips to prepare for a doctor's visit for people who are blind
December 8, 2015
With a little planning and the right questions, people with visual impairments can make medical appointments a little less stressful.