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Woman in Armenian dress holding a platter of regional food
December 4, 2014
Tantalizing tidbits to tempt your taste buds – what better way to meet the ELP Class of 2015?
wrist straps in black, blue and green
December 1, 2014
An award-winning navigation device for people who are blind.
Inside pages of embossed book
November 28, 2014
You never know what you’ll find in the lower level of Perkins, where a treasure trove of historic artifacts is waiting to be discovered.
a collection of accessible holiday activities for children who are blind
November 26, 2014
Who doesn't love the holidays? It's a time for good food and family get togethers, holiday parties and home-made gift making.
Woman assisting man with cane to cross the street.
November 25, 2014
Make your next interaction with someone who is visually impaired easier and more comfortable – for both of you.
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.
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.
Two boys and a Wampanoag
November 21, 2014
Perkins students touched, heard and smelled what everyday life was like for native people in New England more than 400 years ago.
Toddler reading a book
November 19, 2014
Introducing books and reading to a child who is blind may seem daunting, but it really isn’t.
Two hands on braille music
November 17, 2014
All over the world, innovators are developing smarter, simpler and cheaper ways to live.