Assistive Technology

A young woman using an iPad sits next to her guide dog
August 18, 2016
Q&A with Bill Oates: Why non-accessible websites are no longer good enough for governments and businesses.
Agustina, 9, who is blind, smiles in front of her Perkins Brailler.
August 5, 2016
More children like Agustina attend class with their sighted peers, thanks to Perkins International’s partnerships in Argentina.
Kim Charlson speaks into a microphone
July 29, 2016
Library members are invited to read accessible books, relax and learn about technology in the renovated space.
A meeting room with a long table surrounded by empty chairs
July 28, 2016
Here are 10 tips to ensure that everyone, including people who are blind, can fully participate in your next meeting.
Kim Charlson sits next to a television and holds a remote control
June 23, 2016
Popular streaming service reaches historic agreement to make shows and movies accessible to people who are blind.
Teacher Kate Crohan and student Zach sit at a table, both working with braille notetakers.
June 14, 2016
Assistive technology allows students like Zach to read, write, study and learn just like their sighted peers.
FCC commissioner smiles as a student takes his braille notetaker out of his backpack
June 9, 2016
Commissioner Mignon Clyburn meets with Perkins leadership to discuss shared mission of accessibility for consumers who are deafblind.
A girl wearing a red sweater uses a computer with a large print keyboard.
May 24, 2016
Compensatory access lessons help students like Slater connect with others in a meaningful way, using any form of ‘speech’ that works.
A hand lifts the roof off a 3-D printed model of a house.
May 23, 2016
New 3-D printing technology is putting science, art and literacy lessons into the hands of Perkins students.
Two girls sitting at a desk using a Perkins Brailler.
May 18, 2016
An encounter between a German college student and Perkins Solutions manager brings a powerful literacy tool to children in need.

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