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A pair of feet walk down a sidewalk, with a white cane tapping ahead.
To celebrate National White Cane Safety Day, here are some little-known facts about the iconic white cane.
A young woman holds a guide cane in one hand with a sighted guide on her other side outside the Howe Building
Make your next interaction with someone who is visually impaired easier and more comfortable – for both of you.
Archive black and white photo of three men standing around an old brailler
For more than 60 years, the Perkins Brailler has made it easier for people who are blind to communicate with the world around them.
Actor Johnny Depp, rapper Apl.de.ap and actress Judith Dench
Did you know Johnny Depp, Judith Dench, Steve Wynn and Fetty Wap are all visually impaired?
Two boys reading braille books
Even before children learn to read, there are steps parents can to take to get them ready.
A guide dog with a harness sits on the ground.
You may be aware that guide dogs help those who are blind or have low vision, but do you know the most common breeds, or what they do when "off-harness"?
A young woman using an iPad sits next to her guide dog
Why non-accessible websites are no longer good enough, and what governments and businesses must do to improve digital accessibility.
A teenager empties the dishwasher in his apartment.
Working together, parents, children and professionals can build a transition planning roadmap to a happier, fulfilling adult life.
Asma Shilpi uses a flashlight to examine an infant wrapped in a blanket.
Asma Shilpi, who graduated from the Educational Leadership Program, is providing aid for displaced children with disabilities.
hand reads brailled page as it rolls out of Perkins Brailler
Q&A with Perkins Solutions on the importance of braille in today's modern world.

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