Accessibility

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.
Two students with visual impairment conduct a science experiment.
October 24, 2018
How Perkins adapts math and science education to give students practical, real-world tools both on and off campus.
Four students in matching sweatshirts congregate around and look at a computer.
July 12, 2018
Perkins’ first hackathon challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
A man addresses a seated crowd while gesturing to a screen depicting a child who is blind in a ball pit.
July 11, 2018
Networking event brings innovative thought leaders together in name of accessibility.
A woman wearing headphones uses a stylus pen to fill out a ballot on a touch screen.
May 17, 2018
Perkins hosts mock election to test Clear Ballot digital voting platforms for accessibility.
A man using BlindWays at a bus stop.
May 10, 2018
As part of MBTA pilot program, BlindWays now offers vibrating notifications to help users locate certain bus stops.

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