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Ustraap co-founders with Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
October 30, 2014
Ustraap, a wristband that can be worn by people who are blind or visually impaired to alert them to obstacles in their path, will be manufactured and sold thanks to the $25,000 prize awarded by Perkins in partnership with MassChallenge.
MassChallenge Awards logo
October 27, 2014
Perkins and MassChallenge want to ensure that new innovative concepts are allowed to become a reality.
Man at desk wearing glasses and holding a ZoomCapture
October 27, 2014
Perkins Products sets its sights on making the world more accessible to people who are blind, deafblind, or multiply disabled.
Brian Charlson, Mary Lou Maloney and Kim Charlson
October 24, 2014
Kim and Brian Charlson received the Mary Lou Maloney Award from the Disability Policy Consortium.
A teacher and student use an iPad in class.
October 24, 2014
Perkins’ itinerant teachers offer personalized academic support to children who are blind and visually impaired.
Kevin Bright revs up the crowd to kick off the 2014 Possibilities Gala.
October 24, 2014
The executive producer of the TV sitcom "Friends" turns students into stars at the annual fundraiser
Kampala, Uganda
October 24, 2014
In Africa, a continent comes together to share the latest in high-tech innovation
A woman smiles at a baby.
October 24, 2014
Tactile baby blankets promote sensory exploration
Girl uses magnifier to read printed text.
October 23, 2014
Lower School students and staff chased a world record for reading aloud.
A job seeker shakes hands with an employer from WilmerHale.
October 17, 2014
At the fourth annual Job Fair for Individuals with Visual Impairments, held at the Radcliffe Institute on October 16, adults who are blind or visually impaired were able to meet with employers from across the state.