Events

A blindfolded runner and sighted guide run together in the Blindfold Challenge in Boston
February 10, 2015
It’s a chance to challenge yourself. Amaze your friends. And help children who are blind.
Audience listening to panel discussion
January 22, 2015
A panel discussion on what siblings of children with disabilities want parents and caregivers to know.
Ruby hand-held magnifier
January 14, 2015
We heard from people using our products or services and we have a winner!
Dave Power delivering TEDxBeaconStreet talk.
January 9, 2015
In his talk, Power described new innovations that will increase opportunities for people who are blind to live and work independently.
Perkins International logo
December 23, 2014
The 6th Africa Forum, which promises to be the largest-ever gathering of Africa’s blindness community, has been rescheduled to Oct. 4-8, 2015.
Woman in Armenian dress holding a platter of regional food
December 4, 2014
Tantalizing tidbits to tempt your taste buds – what better way to meet the ELP Class of 2015?
Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
November 11, 2014
Talk focuses on roadblocks preventing qualified blind job-seekers from finding work, and what we can do to remove them.
LightAide inventor Dr. Catherine Rose with Dan Cerutti of IBM.
November 4, 2014
The inventor of the LightAide, Dr. Catherine Rose, was presented with the Rising Star Award by Boston Children's Hospital.
Ustraap co-founders with Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
October 30, 2014
Ustraap, a wristband that can be worn by people who are blind or visually impaired to alert them to obstacles in their path, will be manufactured and sold thanks to the $25,000 prize awarded by Perkins in partnership with MassChallenge.
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.

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