Assistive Technology

A job seeker shakes hands with an employer from WilmerHale.
October 17, 2014
At the fourth annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairments, held at the Radcliffe Institute on October 16, adults who are blind or visually impaired were able to meet with employers from across the state.
Perkins’ brand-new President and CEO Dave Power
October 16, 2014
Dave Power, parent of a son who is deafblind and former high-tech executive, brings a unique perspective to new role as Perkins’ President and CEO.
Joann Becker.
October 15, 2014
Perkins Products' trainer Joann Becker explains how assistive technology is getting better every day for people who are blind.
Amy Bower kneeling on deck of boat.
September 29, 2014
Woods Hole oceanographer Amy Bower does not let blindness stand in her way, no matter what.
Map of the world.
September 25, 2014
Penny Hartin, CEO of the World Blind Union, has a lot to think about before she embarks on a business trip
Worth Trust employees assembling Perkins Braillers.
September 17, 2014
WORTH Trust, which trains, employs, educates and provides services for people with disabilities, marked its 50th anniversary with a Golden Jubilee celebration.
Perkins CEO & President Dave Power accepts the 2014 Distinguished Leadership Award at the 17th annual MassTLC Leadership Awards. Gary Hanley, head of American operations for Invest in Northern Ireland, presented the award.
September 12, 2014
Perkins was presented with the 2014 Distinguished Leadership Award at the MassTLC gala on September 11.
Abilities Expo logo
August 14, 2014
The Abilities Expo will be held Sept. 5-7, 2014 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston.
A little girl plays with the LightAide.
July 25, 2014
Catherine Rose's idea has evolved into a partnership between Perkins Products and Philips to produce the LightAide™.
Sam Shaw
July 24, 2014
Samuel Shaw is the coordinator of recreation and Expanded Core activities at the Grousbeck Center for Students & Technology.

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