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 by people with visual impairments. PerkinsHacks, hosted in partnership with Major League Hacking, is an opportunity for students to sharpen their problem-solving skills while learning from Perkins experts about the vital role of assistive technology in empowering people with disabilities to lead independent lives.

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Produced by David Yampolsky, News Correspondent
April 19, 2018

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