Accessibility

Thomas, sitting next to a woman, sits in a conference room and listens on.
February 12, 2020
The transition program equips adults with visual impairments aged 18-29 with the skills they need to find a meaningful career and sustain finance.
Young person reading braille
January 3, 2020
Given the rise of audiobooks, does braille still have a role to play in the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired?
Perkins goal ball squad cheering pre-game
December 30, 2019
Every year brings moments that stay with us, here’s a sampling of the best moments from 2019.
A group of young adults with visual impairment sit in a large office space.
December 12, 2019
Web browsing, travel, gaming and more became more accessible through innovation in 2019. Here’s how.
A teacher sits and works with a young girl who is deafblind pressing a switch.
October 24, 2019
While affirming special education is a right, U.S. Senator Ed Markey lauds Perkins as a model for the rest of the country.
A woman with visual impairment sits at a computer wearing a headset.
October 7, 2019
With a little thought, any workplace can be transformed to better serve a more diverse employee base.
Perkins Access team having a meeting and looking at the new Spaulding Rehab site on a projector.
April 23, 2019
The renowned hospital has launched a new leading edge digitally accessible website in partnership with Perkins Access.
A woman uses an iPad.
February 4, 2019
The latest accessibility guidelines expand on existing standards.
Four people sit a table with laptops and speak.
January 31, 2019
A new MIT architecture course explores ‘how visual spatial experiences can be expressed in non-visual modalities.’
Steph walks down a sidewalk using a white cane while their O&M teacher trails behind them.
December 19, 2018
College Success@Perkins sends young adults down a path toward academic growth and self discovery.

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