All Story Topics

steven rothstein headshot
May 13, 2013
A look back at the 11-year tenure of president Steven Rothstein.
A student at Helen Keller Institute for the Deaf and Deafblind, in Mumbai, India, practices on a Perkins Brailler®.
March 24, 2013
A five-day journey to India was the first of its kind designed to bring donors face to face with the children their generosity supports year after year.
Sam Aiken types text, which he can then read onscreen via his new ZoomText Magnifier software.
March 24, 2013
The NDBEDP brings distance communications technology to users' doorsteps
A teacher of the visually impaired (TVI) assists a young girl in using an assistive technology device.
March 24, 2013
eLearning workshops are the latest way Perkins offers training and strategies
Young Tommy explores the Perkins SMART Brailler® at home.
March 24, 2013
Toddler's encounter with Perkins SMART Brailler® is time well spent
Luisa Myer holds a board displaying the "Double-Happy Face" symbol.
February 5, 2013
Contrast sensitivity is the other half of the vision equation.
Hands struggling to open the cap on a large bottle of aspirin
February 4, 2013
From tiny stickers on fruit to impossible-to-open packaging, these are the things that exasperate people who are blind
Hand touching iPad.
December 20, 2012
Perkins eLearning courses give far-flung educators and professionals the opportunity to take a class on their own time, while still being able to interact with fellow learners.
Trainer demonstrating technology to woman who is deafblind with headshot of Rothstein
December 20, 2012
iCanConnect puts communication technology in the hands of those who are deafblind
A smiling group of ELP teachers pose in front of Niagra Falls.
December 4, 2012
ELP teachers are only here a short time, but the enthusiasm and expertise they bring has lasting effects on the students and staff at Perkins.

Pages