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Working at Perkins
Perkins, Harvard launch online course on inclusive hiring
September 29, 2016
New interactive class gives hiring professionals tools to recruit, interview and hire candidates with disabilities.
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.
Perkins launches transition course for parents
August 31, 2016
Building a Better Day offers blueprint for creating engaging activities for young adults with multiple disabilities.
BlindNewWorld makes global debut
August 25, 2016
Perkins’ ambitious social change campaign is introduced at international blindness conference.
Perkins Library unveils new reading room for patrons
July 29, 2016
Library members are invited to read accessible books, relax and learn about technology in the renovated space.
New riverfront park makes nature accessible
July 22, 2016
The Perkins community gathers to celebrate the opening of a new accessible park by the Charles River in Watertown.
Accessible book treaty ratified
July 14, 2016
In a major victory for people who are blind, the Marrakesh Treaty will make braille and audio books more globally available.
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.