Braille & Literacy

Picture collage of the Bradley Watch, Lechal, and Braigo prototype.
January 6, 2015
A review of the top breakthroughs in assistive technology during 2014.
Toddler reading a book
November 19, 2014
Introducing books and reading to a child who is blind may seem daunting, but it really isn’t.
Brian Charlson, Mary Lou Maloney and Kim Charlson
October 24, 2014
Kim and Brian Charlson received the Mary Lou Maloney Award from the Disability Policy Consortium.
Girl uses magnifier to read printed text.
October 23, 2014
Lower School students and staff chased a world record for reading aloud.
Perkins’ brand-new President and CEO Dave Power
October 16, 2014
Dave Power, parent of a son who is deafblind and former high-tech executive, brings a unique perspective to new role as Perkins’ President and CEO.
Children playing on the floor with toys.
August 27, 2014
How free play affects brain development and how to promote it.
Brothers Janmer, 13, and Maximo, 11.
August 13, 2014
Brothers Maximo and Janmer of the Philippines are back in school thanks to the help of Perkins International partner Resources for the Blind, Inc.
Boy using the SMART Brailler.
June 18, 2014
Early adopters of the SMART Brailler have become speedy achievers at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind
LightAide turned on with bright rainbow on the screen.
June 5, 2014
A teacher consultant of VI students used the LightAide with some of her students and shares their experiences
Child and adult with LightAide.
May 30, 2014
Children with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) really respond to the LightAide and its great features

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