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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.
Map of Central America.
November 5, 2012
A visit from a Perkins vision specialist shone a light on Arlen that changed her world forever.
Smiling student in race car. Bill Henderson standing nearby.
November 4, 2012
Teens might feel like there's no one to talk to about growing up blind. Except, that is, an adult who's lived to tell about it.
a variety of computers
October 23, 2012
The National DeafBlind Equipment Distribution Program connects deafblind people with technology and more