Boston Bruins Players Visit Perkins School for the Blind to Play Goalball Perkins School for the Blind – Boston Bruins players Zdeno Chara, Ryan Donato, and Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson visited Perkins School for the Blind earlier this week to play goalball with students. Goalball is a sport designed specifically for blind individuals. It requires players […]
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Community Celebrates Holiday Season with Tree Lighting Ceremony, Other Festive Events from Around Town WCA-TV Studio – We are lucky here in Watertown to have so many businesses and community organizations that provide fun and family-friendly holiday activities this time of year. In this feature, we’ll bring you around town to see some of the […]
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Perkins School for the Blind Hosts 24 Hour “Hackathon” to Develop Tech-Based Solutions for the Blind Perkins School for the Blind – On April 13 – 14, Perkins School for the Blind hosted its first-ever hackathon, inviting college students from across the United States and Canada to develop innovative tech-based solutions to everyday problems faced […]
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New Smart Glasses A Big Help for Students, Faculty and Visitors at Perkins School for the Blind *LocaPerkins School for the Blind – At an event on Jan. 23, the Perkins School for the Blind announced its partnership with Aira – the creator of smart glasses designed to assist blind and visually impaired individuals. Check […]
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Perkins School for the Blind Holiday Concert Features Music From Around the World Perkins School for the Blind – A tradition for over a decade, the Perkins School for the Blind annual holiday concert is a great place to hear various types of music from all over the world. This year’s concerts were held on […]
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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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