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Life-changing summer job inspires Kelsey Varzeas to join Perkins' Boston Marathon team
April 8, 2015
Kelsey Varzeas plans to work with athletes with disabilities after she graduates. But first, she’s going to run the Boston Marathon for Perkins.
How the evolution of the brailler expanded braille literacy
April 6, 2015
For more than 60 years, the Perkins Brailler has made it easier for people who are blind to communicate with the world around them.
Perkins lends momentum to U.N.'s push for accessible books
April 2, 2015
Perkins works to make books available to more people around the world with visual impairments.
Unforgettable student provides motivation for Michael Pascento to take on Boston Marathon
April 2, 2015
A student named Jack inspired Michael Pascento to run the Boston Marathon to raise awareness about albinism and vision loss.
Beep marks the spot: Audio egg hunt draws seekers from across the state
March 31, 2015
Beeping eggs make springtime tradition accessible for kids with visual impairments.
Families have fun while learning sensory skills at Perkins' Hands-On Sensory Fair
March 27, 2015
From trampolines to mystery aromas, kids who are blind and their parents enjoy sensory integration activities.
Three generations of family at Perkins inspire Lee Vollemans to run Boston Marathon
March 26, 2015
The Boston Marathon isn’t just a race for Lee Vollemans. It’s a way to support Perkins, where three generations of her family helped kids who are blind.
The stars come out in accessible e-book
March 25, 2015
A free downloadable e-book turns science and astronomy into interactive fun for every student.
Dr. Barry Kran honored for his work at the Low Vision Clinic at Perkins
March 24, 2015
Kran and his colleague were recognized for their work to improve vision care for people with disabilities.
Three tips to make your website accessible for people with disabilities
March 23, 2015
People who are blind or otherwise disabled use the Internet, too – and they’d love to access your digital content.