Technology center to be built at Perkins School for the Blind

10/20/2009 | Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

A $10 million donation from the Grousbeck Family Foundation to the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Mass., will help build a state-of-the-art technology equipped with a laboratory for companies to test and develop assistive devices for people who are blind. The center will benefit the 200 students with visual impairments who attend the school as well as more than 100,000 people worldwide who receive training or products from the school, said school President Steven Rothstein.

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