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A person typing on a keyboard.
March 23, 2015
People who are blind or otherwise disabled use the Internet, too – and they’d love to access your digital content.
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.
Ruby hand-held magnifier
January 14, 2015
We heard from people using our products or services and we have a winner!
Picture collage of the Bradley Watch, Lechal, and Braigo prototype.
January 6, 2015
A review of the top breakthroughs in assistive technology during 2014.
Older woman using cctv to read a card written by a child.
December 31, 2014
Examining the impact assistive technology has had on a woman with severe vision loss caused by Uveitis.
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.
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.
LightAide inventor Dr. Catherine Rose with Dan Cerutti of IBM.
November 4, 2014
The inventor of the LightAide, Dr. Catherine Rose, was presented with the Rising Star Award by Boston Children's Hospital.

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