Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon St
Watertown,  Massachusetts  02472
United States
Primary Phone Number: 
(617) 972-7619
Fax Number: 
(617) 972-7668

Please Contact Us with Any Questions:

Laura Vaughan - laura.vaughan@perkins.org
(617) 972-7619

Kristyn Leigh - kristyn.leigh@perkins.org
(617) 972-7894

iCanConnect is a national program with local contacts to help people stay connected with friends, family, their community, and the world. iCanConnect provides free equipment and training to people with both significant vision and hearing loss who meet disability and income guidelines.

In Massachusetts, Perkins School for the Blind is responsible for iCanConnect and provides in-state service. Contact Laura Vaughan with questions about applying in Massachusetts, and download an application.

People eligible for iCanConnect receive an assessment to identify solutions to support their distance communication goals. Then, participants are provided equipment and training that meets their needs. Examples include smartphones, tablets, computers, and braille devices.

See how iCanConnect is helping people with both significant vision and hearing loss to stay connected:

Yolanda Burnett and Mary Robinson smile for a picture while enjoying a baseball game Glen sits at a table with his smartphone on the table in front of him

iCanConnect Helps Michigan Woman Cultivate New Friendships and Reconnect With Old Friends

iCanConnect Helps Virginia Man Gain Independence Through His Smartphone

 

Primary Email Address: 
laura.vaughan@perkins.org
Secondary Email Address: 
kristyn.leigh@perkins.org

Massachusetts

Perkins School for the Blind

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iCanConnect is a national program with local contacts to help people stay connected with friends, family, their community, and the world. iCanConnect provides free equipment and training to people with both significant vision and hearing loss who meet disability and income guidelines.

In Massachusetts, Perkins School for the Blind is responsible for iCanConnect and provides in-state service. Contact Laura Vaughan with questions about applying in Massachusetts, and download an application.

People eligible for iCanConnect receive an assessment to identify solutions to support their distance communication goals. Then, participants are provided equipment and training that meets their needs. Examples include smartphones, tablets, computers, and braille devices.

See how iCanConnect is helping people with both significant vision and hearing loss to stay connected:

Yolanda Burnett and Mary Robinson smile for a picture while enjoying a baseball game Glen sits at a table with his smartphone on the table in front of him

iCanConnect Helps Michigan Woman Cultivate New Friendships and Reconnect With Old Friends

iCanConnect Helps Virginia Man Gain Independence Through His Smartphone

 


For more information on how to apply for iCanConnect in Massachusetts contact:

Laura
Vaughan
Phone Number: 
(617) 972-7619
Kristyn
Leigh
Phone Number: 
(617) 972-7894
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon St
Watertown,  Massachusetts  02472
United States
(617) 972-7619 (v)
(617) 972-7668 (fax)

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