Braille & Literacy

A young girl reads a book while her mother watches. A Perkins Panda sits on the coffee table in front of them.
September 30, 2015
Popular Odds Bodkins songs and stories are now available in MP3 format to help promote literacy among children.
Steve using his iPhone with a pair of headphones.
September 29, 2015
A new Perkins study explores how technology is revolutionizing the way people who are blind read, write and communicate.
A woman, child and man sit on a coach reading a large braille book with pictures
September 8, 2015
The Perkins Library enriches the lives of book-lovers who can’t read traditional print.
Amber Bobnar holding her award
June 18, 2015
Perkins employee recognized for her work to make popular picture books more accessible to children who are blind.
The staff of the WORTH Trust posing in back of the 100,000th brailler unit.
May 18, 2015
WORTH Trust, Perkins Solutions’ partner in India, marks a milestone with assembly of 100,000th Brailler.
Deborah and Molly looking at the book in the Perkins student library
May 13, 2015
Antique raised-print book returned 159 years after it was printed at Perkins School for the Blind.
Dave Power speaking at the U.N. panel.
April 2, 2015
Perkins works to make books available to more people around the world with visual impairments.
Milky Way galaxy in space
March 25, 2015
A free downloadable e-book turns science and astronomy into interactive fun for every student.
Oscar statue surrounded by copies of books made into movies
January 22, 2015
Many of this year’s Oscar-nominated films started out as books, which patrons can check out from the Perkins Library.
Covers from three of the listed library books
January 8, 2015
From Jackie O to the first Olympic athlete who is legally blind, these books feature fascinating connections to Massachusetts.

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