Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo Addresses Perkins School for the Blind Graduates Perkins School for the Blind – On Friday, June 16, the 2017 graduating class from the Perkins School for the Blind received their diplomas. Among its many faculty and student speakers, Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo joined the students on stage to deliver […]
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Perkins School for the Blind Unveils New Accessible Entrance Perkins School for the Blind – The Hilton Building at the Perkins School for the Blind has never been one that had been easily accessible by the student population. Home of Perkins’ deafblind program, The Hilton Building was without ramps, a large enough elevator, or any […]
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Mobile App Helping Blind People Locate Bus Stops Debuts in Watertown Perkins School for The Blind – This past week, Perkins School for the Blind launched a new iPhone app that helps blind people locate bus stops around Boston. The app essentially picks up where GPS leaves off and uses clues submitted by other users […]
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Riverfront Park & Braille Trail Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held Watertown Riverfront Park – After two years and $1.5 million of renovation, the Watertown Riverfront Park and Braille Trail is officially completed. Located along Charles River Road, the renovation project covers a mile stretch of pathway from Watertown Square to the Watertown Yacht Club. The park […]
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