Perkins News

A group of students sitting in the student center in front of a big screen.
December 4, 2015
Tony Award-winning Broadway musical becomes first accessible live TV entertainment event in U.S. history, thanks to video description feature.
A woman demonstrating some designs to a group
November 17, 2015
Alex Truesdell is honored for her work in adaptive design, which helps children with disabilities live more fulfilling lives.
A young adult in a suit speaks with a women at the job fair.
October 21, 2015
Annual Job Fair opens the door to employment for qualified candidates who are blind or visually impaired.
Dave Power, Steven Hilton, holding the Howe-Fisher Founders Award, and Marianne Riggio.
October 16, 2015
Steven Hilton and Donald Hubbs of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation are the first ever recipients of the Howe-Fisher Founders Award.
Dave Power stands at a podium at the 6th Africa Forum
October 5, 2015
46 million children with visual impairments deserve a high-quality education, Dave Power tells Africa's largest gathering of blindness advocates.
A young man uses a cane to enter the door of a bank
October 1, 2015
Intensive 10-week workshop teaches job-search skills to students and young adults with visual impairments.
A man using a computer with a large-print keyboard.
September 17, 2015
Perkins’ new consulting service can help organizations make their digital and physical spaces accessible to everyone.
A student sorts snacks to develop job skills
August 27, 2015
The Paths to Transition website from Perkins eLearning provides expertise and insight for teachers, parents and counselors of students who are blind.
Africa Forum keynote speakers Eliya Limbani Nsapato, Ruth L. Okediji and W. Aubrey Webson
August 13, 2015
Leaders in international relations, education, disability advocacy and intellectual property law announced as keynote speakers at October conference in Uganda.
Kim Charlson in the Perkins Library stacks.
August 12, 2015
Kim Charlson will advise Massachusetts attorney general’s office on issues important to people with disabilities.

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