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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.
Celebrating a lifetime of service
July 23, 2015
Steve Perreault honored with Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for building Perkins’ programs for children who are blind and deafblind in Latin America
New leadership announced for Perkins Solutions
July 16, 2015
Bill Oates brings reputation as high-tech leader and innovator to new role at Perkins’ assistive technology division.
WonderBaby.org founder Amber Bobnar wins National Braille Press volunteer award
June 18, 2015
Perkins employee recognized for her work to make popular picture books more accessible to children who are blind.
iCanConnect program is here to stay
June 16, 2015
The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution program will continue providing free communication technology to eligible individuals who are deafblind.
Cheers, advice and congratulations
June 12, 2015
Surrounded by family, friends and teachers, 12 members of Perkins School for the Blind’s Class of 2015 celebrate their accomplishments.