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Advocacy on display at B.L.I.N.D. Day
March 13, 2015
Perkins students join others in the blindness community at the State House to encourage state funding of critical services.
Perkins' Marla Runyan named 'Hero Among Us' by Boston Celtics
March 6, 2015
Runyan was recognized as being an inspirational role model for athletes who are blind.
Bruins get lesson in accessible sports from Perkins students
March 5, 2015
Boston Bruins players Brad Marchand and Dougie Hamilton joined the Perkins goalball team for some friendly competition.
From problem to solution in just nine hours
March 4, 2015
MIT students worked with clients with disabilities to design and build customized assistive technology devices.
Perkins President Dave Power's TEDxBeaconStreet talk now online
January 9, 2015
In his talk, Power described new innovations that will increase opportunities for people who are blind to live and work independently.
Putting SUNU to the test
December 30, 2014
Feel the buzz: Perkins students and staff help test prototype of innovative new wristband navigational device.
Africa Forum rescheduled to October 2015
December 23, 2014
The 6th Africa Forum, which promises to be the largest-ever gathering of Africa’s blindness community, has been rescheduled to Oct. 4-8, 2015.
Eye-opening experience for educators from Thailand, Malaysia
November 24, 2014
Special education officials from Thailand and Malaysia visited Perkins to learn more about deafblind education.
Perkins collaborating on mobile audio games for people who are blind
November 21, 2014
Mobile games designed specifically for the blind community are hitting the App Store and gaining traction at Perkins.
A TV that talks back
November 12, 2014
Comcast's talking guide features a female voice that reads aloud program titles, time slots and channel numbers, as well as On Demand and DVR options.