Two people shaking hands over a table at the job fair
October 19

Annual Job Fair connects employers with qualified candidates who are blind or visually impaired.

Student running on a track.
November 11

A fun and exciting way for students to engage with sports and other active recreational past-times. Grades 1-6.

Cynthia Vera sits on a bed holding her daughter Amira.
Fall 2016

In Argentina’s largest province, more kids with multiple disabilities are going to school thanks to Perkins International.

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 scene from the Luigi's Mansion videogame showing Luigi holding a flashlight next to a ghost
October 25

Fernanda Damstra wants to show the world it doesn’t matter if you’re blind – you can still have fun playing video games.

A young child reaches out a hand to touch a guitar
October 21

What I do: Music therapist Kiera Thompson uses the power of music to help Perkins students achieve their goals.

Amira, left, with her parents and siblings. All photos by Ale Ares.
October 18

Snapshots of a family from Argentina, whose daughter with deafblindness has started attending school.