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two students in graduation gowns and white canes
May 13, 2013
It takes planning and a village to pull off a successful transition to adulthood
Steven Rothstein and student touching a tactile globe
May 13, 2013
Colleagues and cohorts comment on Steven Rothstein's remarkable tenure.
A student and a volunteer in the back seat of a cab
May 13, 2013
Those who volunteer at Perkins find it's a two-way street
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