Perkins News

Paul Saner standing at a podium next to an interpreter
February 26, 2016
The event gave people who are blind and deafblind a face-to-face opportunity to ask questions about state services.
A woman looks at a large computer monitor. A smartphone is on the desk next to her, and several other computer monitors are behind her and to the side.
February 22, 2016
New service ready to help companies, colleges and nonprofits comply with upcoming federal rules on digital accessibility.
A group of students wearing blue uniforms outside the Gyanchakshu school.
February 3, 2016
Perkins holds campus-wide coin drive to support earthquake-damaged school for the blind in Nepal.
Michael J. Delaney stands in front of a large globe on the campus of Perkins School for the Blind.
January 26, 2016
As the new director of Perkins International, Michael J. Delaney will oversee the growth of Perkins School for the Blind’s international division.
Sue and Larry Melander with a large leather volume
January 6, 2016
Historic Perkins correspondence from 1828-1910 is now searchable online, thanks to two dedicated Archives volunteers.
A group of students sitting in the student center in front of a big screen.
December 4, 2015
Tony Award-winning Broadway musical becomes first accessible live TV entertainment event in U.S. history, thanks to video description feature.
A woman demonstrating some designs to a group
November 17, 2015
Alex Truesdell is honored for her work in adaptive design, which helps children with disabilities live more fulfilling lives.
A young adult in a suit speaks with a women at the job fair.
October 21, 2015
Annual Job Fair opens the door to employment for qualified candidates who are blind or visually impaired.
Dave Power, Steven Hilton, holding the Howe-Fisher Founders Award, and Marianne Riggio.
October 16, 2015
Steven Hilton and Donald Hubbs of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation are the first ever recipients of the Howe-Fisher Founders Award.
Dave Power stands at a podium at the 6th Africa Forum
October 5, 2015
46 million children with visual impairments deserve a high-quality education, Dave Power tells Africa's largest gathering of blindness advocates.

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