Welcome

Amber Bobnar holding her award
June 18

Perkins employee recognized for her work to make popular picture books more accessible to children who are blind.

A student in a wheelchair laughing.
July 2

A monthly opportunity to learn how our Educational Programs support students everywhere, from Perkins’ campus to public schools.

Rollercoaster with the headshots of the four people interviewed.
Spring 2015

Americans rank blindness among their top four fears, according to a recent survey. Four interviews show it’s not as scary as it sounds.

We’re making a difference with your help

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
Helen Keller

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28,675 people borrowing braille or audio books from the Perkins Library in the past year

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195% increase in children, adults, educators, and caregivers around the world reached by Perkins International in the last five years

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15,857 people living more independently thanks to assistive technology from Perkins Solutions

A golfer hits a ball out of a sand trap
July 2

Golfers tackle impressive Charles River Country Club course, while raising funds for students who are blind.

Millie Smith presenting at front of room
June 29

Successfully teaching children with multiple impairments requires goals, collaboration and accountability from both parents and educators.

Aerial view of Perkins School for the Blind's campus
June 26

Canadian documentary puts the spotlight on Perkins School for the Blind, from Helen Keller to the modern day.