Braille & Literacy
July 20, 2016
Which pop superstar put braille on her new album? How can braille help criminals go straight? What’s the latest trend in braille tattoos?
July 14, 2016
In a major victory for people who are blind, the Marrakesh Treaty will make braille and audio books more globally available.
June 30, 2016
From embossed type to downloadable digital books, Perkins has a long history of supporting literacy for people with blindness.
June 14, 2016
Assistive technology allows students like Zach to read, write, study and learn just like their sighted peers.
May 24, 2016
Compensatory access lessons help students like Slater connect with others in a meaningful way, using any form of ‘speech’ that works.
May 19, 2016
Meet the team of talented volunteers who record more than 100 new audio books every year for the Perkins Library.
May 18, 2016
An encounter between a German college student and Perkins Solutions manager brings a powerful literacy tool to children in need.
May 11, 2016
Perkins community teachers bring the power of the Expanded Core Curriculum to students everywhere.
May 9, 2016
The Expanded Core Curriculum goes beyond traditional academics, and prepares Perkins students for the challenges of school, work and everyday life.
April 15, 2016
The Perkins Library recording studio celebrates a milestone in its mission to bring books with a New England connection to readers who are blind