Braille & Literacy
January 7, 2021
A 14-year-old girl hopes to one day be a teacher of the visually impaired. First, she’s teaching herself to read and write 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?
February 27, 2019
“Touch this Page” teaches a modern lesson using 19th century literacy tools.
June 22, 2018
Tanja Milojevic from Perkins Library joins a select group of honorees.
May 29, 2018
In Enock Ombok's home country, brailler service is often outsourced to shops that charge too much and don't always deliver.
February 22, 2018
Gordon Legge has been using the Perkins Brailler, which he calls a “marvel of the 20th century,” for more than six decades.
October 5, 2017
Meet the Perkins Library team making theater programs and restaurant menus accessible to people who are blind.
August 31, 2017
Perkins' first-ever Literacy Activity Program offers students a chance to keep reading and learning during summer break.
August 4, 2017
Library patrons will test new affordable braille e-reader as part of a one-year pilot program.
July 6, 2017
A breakthrough invention called the Read Read helps kids with disabilities practice literacy skills – on their own time