Perkins News

Two children use an iPad
April 7, 2016
Paths to Technology website from Perkins eLearning will help teachers, parents and students understand and use the best new technology.
State Representative Jay Kaufman speaks at a podium.
March 31, 2016
At annual Deafblind Awareness Day, advocates highlight crucial state programs for people with vision and hearing loss.
Inside the State House in Boston .
March 25, 2016
Members of the Massachusetts blindness community speak out for funding for crucial services like education and accessible books.
Dave Power and Kevin Carey holding a refreshable braille display
March 24, 2016
After five years of research, Transforming Braille Group unveils affordable refreshable braille display for use in developing countries and libraries.
a student planting seeds with help from an occupational therapist
March 24, 2016
Horticulture Center showcases the educational and therapeutic power of plants at a spring-themed open house for students.
Ed Bosso at Perkins School for the Blind
March 7, 2016
Ed Bosso brings extensive background in special education to new position overseeing on-campus and public school programs.
Robert DeLeo sits with a student using a braille notetaker
March 2, 2016
State policymakers, including House Speaker Robert DeLeo, came to Perkins to observe firsthand the life-changing power of special education.
Paul Saner standing at a podium next to an interpreter
February 26, 2016
The event gave people who are blind and deafblind a face-to-face opportunity to ask questions about state services.
A woman looks at a large computer monitor. A smartphone is on the desk next to her, and several other computer monitors are behind her and to the side.
February 22, 2016
New service ready to help companies, colleges and nonprofits comply with upcoming federal rules on digital accessibility.
A group of students wearing blue uniforms outside the Gyanchakshu school.
February 3, 2016
Perkins holds campus-wide coin drive to support earthquake-damaged school for the blind in Nepal.

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