Perkins News

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.
Princess Ameerah with a student at Perkins.
March 17, 2015
The princess will advocate for increased educational opportunities for children who are blind in the Arab region.
Perkins students Jonah and Cullen speaking with State Representative Joe McKenna
March 13, 2015
Perkins students join others in the blindness community at the State House to encourage state funding of critical services.
Marla Runyan receiving her award at center court.
March 6, 2015
Runyan was recognized as being an inspirational role model for athletes who are blind.
Bruins players chat with members of the Perkins goalball team.
March 5, 2015
Boston Bruins players Brad Marchand and Dougie Hamilton joined the Perkins goalball team for some friendly competition.
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.
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.
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.
Officials from Thailand and Malaysia pose in the Grousbeck Center.
November 24, 2014
Special education officials from Thailand and Malaysia visited Perkins to learn more about deafblind education.

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