Accessibility

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.
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.

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