Living With Blindness

A meeting room with a long table surrounded by empty chairs
July 28, 2016
Here are 10 tips to ensure that everyone, including people who are blind, can fully participate in your next meeting.
Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West with braille characters spelling “FourFiveSeconds”
July 20, 2016
Which pop superstar put braille on her new album? How can braille help criminals go straight? What’s the latest trend in braille tattoos?
Lego figures of a boy in a wheelchair and a service dog.
June 29, 2016
Iconic toymaker releases its first disability-friendly toy set after pressure from #ToyLikeMe campaign.
Kim Charlson sits next to a television and holds a remote control
June 23, 2016
Popular streaming service reaches historic agreement to make shows and movies accessible to people who are blind.
Holly Bonner walks with her two daughters in a park
May 17, 2016
Visual impairments can’t stop these three moms from figuring out creative ways to raise happy, healthy children.
Marla Runyan works on a laptop, with two large-screen monitors in front of her
May 16, 2016
Perkins Access, a new service from Perkins Solutions, is eager to help make websites more accessible to people who are blind.
A woman using a white cane walks past a bus stop.
May 11, 2016
New app will help people who are blind locate bus stops and other precise locations.
Yegue Badigue plays the piano
May 9, 2016
Talented pianist Yegue Badigue came to Perkins from war-torn Africa, and he’s determined to make the most of his new life in America.
A guide dog lying down
April 27, 2016
Perkins employees describe the unique bond that exists between themselves and their guide dogs.
A man using a white cane stands on the sidewalk
April 13, 2016
At Perkins Solutions, we ask questions that help us develop technologies that solve old and new challenges facing the blind community.

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