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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.
New assistive technology website launched by Perkins
April 7, 2016
Paths to Technology website from Perkins eLearning will help teachers, parents and students understand and use the best new technology.
Shining a spotlight on life-changing deafblindness programs
March 31, 2016
At annual Deafblind Awareness Day, advocates highlight crucial state programs for people with vision and hearing loss.
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.
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 celebrates National Horticultural Therapy Week
March 24, 2016
Horticulture Center showcases the educational and therapeutic power of plants at a spring-themed open house for students.
Perkins names new superintendent of education
March 7, 2016
Ed Bosso brings extensive background in special education to new position overseeing on-campus and public school programs.
Legislators visit 'inspirational' Perkins classrooms
March 2, 2016
State policymakers, including House Speaker Robert DeLeo, came to Perkins to observe firsthand the life-changing power of special education.
Perkins hosts Q&A with MCB Commissioner Paul Saner
February 26, 2016
The event gave people who are blind and deafblind a face-to-face opportunity to ask questions about state services.
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.