Innovation

Sharon teaches a lesson to student Kimmie.
April 27, 2015
Perkins teacher Sharon Stelzer adapts every lesson to the unique interests, personalities and abilities of her students.
A child with CVI.
April 27, 2015
Perkins’ new training and endorsement program is backed by expert Christine Roman.
Corinne Grousbeck
April 24, 2015
New Board Chair Corinne Grousbeck is on a mission to change the world.
Bob uses assistive technology with a Perkins trainer.
March 20, 2015
A former plumber with visual impairment wins a $500 gift card from Perkins Solutions – and discovers life-changing technology at his fingertips.
Two students work together building accessible technology.
March 4, 2015
MIT students worked with clients with disabilities to design and build customized assistive technology devices.
A tester wearing a SUNU wristband during testing.
January 15, 2015
Nine Perkins students and staff were given the opportunity to test-drive it.
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.
A student uses SUNU to locate doorways in a long hallway.
December 30, 2014
Feel the buzz: Perkins students and staff help test prototype of innovative new wristband navigational device.
wrist straps in black, blue and green
December 1, 2014
An award-winning navigation device for people who are blind.
A student uses a mobile device to play accessible games.
November 21, 2014
Mobile games designed specifically for the blind community are hitting the App Store and gaining traction at Perkins.

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