Welcome

A group of students wearing blue uniforms outside the Gyanchakshu school.
February 3

Perkins holds campus-wide coin drive to support earthquake-damaged school for the blind in Nepal.

A runner and a sighted guide running the B.A.A. 5K as part of the 2014 Blindfold Challenge.
April 16

Put on a blindfold, team up with a sighted guide, and run without the benefit of your sight. Register by March 2.

A large group of students and staff at Institución Sullai in Córdoba dressed in brightly colored outfits and playing drums as they welcomed visitors from Perkins School for the Blind.
Fall 2015

An eye-opening trip to Argentina reveals how Perkins International’s support has energized blindness education in Córdoba Province. Will the rest of the world follow?

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 young woman wearing a blindfold runs while holding the arm of another young woman, who is her sighted guide
February 10

It’s the Blindfold Challenge in Boston. It’s not as crazy as it sounds. And it’s for a really good cause.

A hand reading printed braille
February 9

How it’s different, why it’s here and what makes it a better fit for braille readers in the United States.

Julie DeLillo smiles and holds a resume while talking to an African-American man at a job fair for people who are blind.
February 5

What I learned from working with people who are visually impaired at Perkins School for the Blind.