Braille & Literacy

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.
Student and teacher using brailler.
July 9, 2014
Sharing their love of braille with friends helps kids who are blind build their self-confidence
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
Teacher sitting at her desk in front of a brailler
March 27, 2014
Perkins alum Roz Rowley credits Perkins with transforming her life; as a teacher at Perkins, she's finding solutions to transform the lives of other students who are blind.
Soccer ball made up of country flag puzzle pieces
October 21, 2013
The new edition of World Braille Usage is available in a downloadable format.
Hands reading braille and headshot of Aubrey Webson
August 15, 2013
Aubrey Webson talks about the importance of braille.
Trustee Paul Raia and meteorologist AJ Burnett
August 15, 2013
Library records Alzheimer's literature for blind caregivers.
Close-up of hands reading braille.
June 19, 2013
The Braille Summit, hosted by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) and Perkins School for the Blind, took place June 19-21, 2014.

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