Innovation

John Price stands next to an African man who is learning how to use a Perkins SMART Brailler
October 6, 2015
Q&A with John Price, who is bringing Perkins Solutions’ innovative technology to Africa Forum.
Lori using a macbook pro laptop at her table.
September 29, 2015
The FCC’s iCanConnect program makes it possible for thousands of people with deafblindness to stay in touch with family and friends through the power of technology.
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 student and teacher do an activity on a computer screen.
September 25, 2015
A breakthrough technology is helping non-verbal Perkins students use their limited vision to communicate.
An iPhone stands near a laptop computer
July 31, 2015
For people who are blind, smartphone apps make it easier to accomplish everyday tasks, such as sorting mail and ordering groceries.
A therapist applauds as a child respond to numbers on the LightAide
July 20, 2015
At New Jersey therapy center, medically complex children respond enthusiastically to LightAide’s bright lights and colors.
Bill Oates
July 16, 2015
Bill Oates brings reputation as high-tech leader and innovator to new role at Perkins’ assistive technology division.
Africa Forum logo. 6th Africa Forum - Uganda 2015
June 5, 2015
Africa’s largest gathering of blindness advocates, leaders and educators takes place in Uganda in October 2015.
Matt LaCortiglia helps a student use a bat to hit a ball
May 4, 2015
Perkins adapted physical education teacher Matt LaCortiglia recognized for excellence.
Three people standing in a library looking at a SARA CE
April 30, 2015
With help from Perkins, Auburn Free Public Library has become a truly accessible community resource.

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