In the Community
March 27, 2019
More and more, Community Programs serve the growing blind population.
March 20, 2019
During annual B.L.I.N.D. event, organizers asked for increased funds for various programs and services.
July 12, 2018
Perkins’ summer vocational program puts students with visual impairment on the payroll at local workplaces.
May 17, 2018
Perkins hosts mock election to test Clear Ballot digital voting platforms for accessibility.
May 10, 2018
As part of MBTA pilot program, BlindWays now offers vibrating notifications to help users locate certain bus stops.
April 30, 2018
May event connects business leaders with international educators to fund projects for children in need
April 14, 2018
At its first-ever hackathon, Perkins challenges college students to invent new technology tools for people who are blind.
February 28, 2018
Participants in the Pre-Employment Program heard from “Googlers” with disabilities about how they chose a career.
February 7, 2018
The trip to the TD Garden included a tactile hockey lesson and chance to cheer the Boston Bruins to victory.
January 30, 2018
Watertown Savings Bank, Cradles to Crayons and Community Servings explore job openings with Perkins School for the Blind students.