A graduate marches down the aisle wearing a blue cap and gown
June 17

Twelve graduates enjoyed an emotional send-off from family, friends and staff.

A student in a wheelchair laughing.
July 7

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

Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney
Spring 2016

With a new director and a bold growth strategy, Perkins International prepares to help more children who are blind get an education.

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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28,990 people borrowing braille or audio books from the Perkins Library in the past year

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78% increase in children, adults, educators, and caregivers around the world reached by Perkins International in the last six years

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23,246 people living more independently thanks to assistive technology from Perkins Solutions

A young girl passes a green ball to her classmate.
June 28

Social interaction skills help students of all ages like Grace, Kevin and Michael connect with other people.

Helen Keller pressing her face against the side of small Boston bull terrier named Phiz.
June 24

From scrappy Scotties to dignified Great Danes to a famous Akita, dogs always brought joy to Helen Keller.

Kim Charlson sits next to a television and holds a remote control
June 23

Popular streaming service reaches historic agreement to make shows and movies accessible to people who are blind.