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Perkins students enjoy accessible broadcast of 'The Wiz Live!'
December 4, 2015
Tony Award-winning Broadway musical becomes first accessible live TV entertainment event in U.S. history, thanks to video description feature.
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.
Getting a fair chance
October 21, 2015
Annual Job Fair opens the door to employment for qualified candidates who are blind or visually impaired.
A partnership that changed the world
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.
Education is for everyone, Power tells 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.
New program to help young adults who are blind get hired
October 1, 2015
Intensive 10-week workshop teaches job-search skills to students and young adults with visual impairments.
Finding and fixing barriers to accessibility
September 17, 2015
Perkins’ new consulting service can help organizations make their digital and physical spaces accessible to everyone.
New transition website offers supportive community
August 27, 2015
The Paths to Transition website from Perkins eLearning provides expertise and insight for teachers, parents and counselors of students who are blind.
Renowned global experts will speak at Africa Forum
August 13, 2015
Leaders in international relations, education, disability advocacy and intellectual property law announced as keynote speakers at October conference in Uganda.
Perkins Library Director named to committee on disability rights
August 12, 2015
Kim Charlson will advise Massachusetts attorney general’s office on issues important to people with disabilities.