Braille & Literacy

Tanja Milojevic stands in front of Dwight Hall.
June 22, 2018
Tanja Milojevic from Perkins Library joins a select group of honorees.
A man sits at a cluttered work bench and repairs a brailler.
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.
Gordon Legge sits with his back to the wall posing for a portrait.
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.
A hand reading braille
October 5, 2017
Meet the Perkins Library team making theater programs and restaurant menus accessible to people who are blind.
Two students and teachers sit at a table reading a book and exploring tactile objects
August 31, 2017
Perkins' first-ever Literacy Activity Program offers students a chance to keep reading and learning during summer break.
A man smiling while holding the Orbit refreshable braille reader in his hands
August 4, 2017
Library patrons will test new affordable braille e-reader as part of a one-year pilot program.
A man in a red button-down shirt stands with a braille device
July 6, 2017
A breakthrough invention called the Read Read helps kids with disabilities practice literacy skills – on their own time
A student reads from braille text at a table while her teacher looks on.
June 23, 2017
Secondary Program students share poems and stories of love, laughter and life in new writing collection.
A group of adults learning in a computer lab
April 24, 2017
Perkins eLearning provides the vital information parents and educators need to help children with visual impairment succeed.
A man plays a keyboard on the set of a television program
April 24, 2017
Three alumni show the extraordinary range of jobs Perkins graduates can do, from one-man band to small-business owner.

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