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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.
Celebrating Perkins' anniversary (and remembering the world's most amazing cake)
March 2, 2015
On March 2, Perkins celebrates the day it was chartered as a school for the blind.
Become the next MacGyver of assistive technology
February 23, 2015
In an upcoming eLearning workshop, learn how to create assistive technology you can use in your home or classroom.
Perkins' long history of promoting blindness education
February 20, 2015
Perkins’ mission to educate children who are blind has always extended far beyond our Watertown campus.
Five reasons why you should run a 5K race (blindfolded)
February 10, 2015
It’s a chance to challenge yourself. Amaze your friends. And help children who are blind.
Seven fascinating facts you probably didn't know about Helen Keller
February 9, 2015
Helen Keller was world-famous as an author and activist. But did you know she had a secret love interest?
Ten ways to boost your communication skills with someone who is deaf
February 6, 2015
Tips and techniques for better communication with people who are deaf.
No stereotypes allowed: six remarkable people who happen to be blind
January 30, 2015
Can people who are blind be U.S. Senators, literary inspirations, horse divers, echolocation experts, professional sports owners? You bet!
Ten tips to prepare your child to learn to read braille
January 29, 2015
Even before children learn to read, there are steps parents can to take to get them ready.
Hey, Mom and Dad, look at me!
January 22, 2015
A panel discussion on what siblings of children with disabilities want parents and caregivers to know.