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Audience listening to panel discussion
January 22, 2015
A panel discussion on what siblings of children with disabilities want parents and caregivers to know.
Oscar statue surrounded by copies of books made into movies
January 22, 2015
Many of this year’s Oscar-nominated films started out as books, which patrons can check out from the Perkins Library.
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!
Student watches small, wheeled robot move across the floor.
January 12, 2015
Public school students with visual impairments relish hands-on opportunity to learn the science behind robotics.
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.
Covers from three of the listed library books
January 8, 2015
From Jackie O to the first Olympic athlete who is legally blind, these books feature fascinating connections to Massachusetts.
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.

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