All Story Topics

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.
Map of Spain
November 12, 2014
Boisterous sing-alongs, Hokey Pokey-style dancing and vigorous rrrrrrolling of their r’s make learning a new language a blast for Perkins students.
Kim Charlson uses the Comcast talking guide.
November 12, 2014
Comcast's talking guide features a female voice that reads aloud program titles, time slots and channel numbers, as well as On Demand and DVR options.
Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
November 11, 2014
Talk focuses on roadblocks preventing qualified blind job-seekers from finding work, and what we can do to remove them.
rice, bread, eggs, asparagus, wooden spoon, bowls
November 10, 2014
Check out these tips for organizing your kitchen to make cooking easier and safer, and get you to the eating part faster.
Magdaline plays with Mary Maragia, director of the Kilimani Deafblind Unit and a graduate of Perkins International’s Educational Leadership Program.
November 6, 2014
Magdaline has increased her physical strength and blossomed into an intelligent and independent student.
Corinne Grousbeck standing with Dave Power and Fred Clifford.
November 4, 2014
Corinne Grousbeck, an advocate, philanthropist and mother of a Perkins graduate, has been appointed Chair of the Perkins Board of Trustees
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.