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.

Walubo and Halima with their cow.
Spring 2016

In rural Uganda, Perkins International helps high school sweethearts Walubo and Halima beat the odds and build a life together.

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 college student in a baseball hat beatboxes into a microphone in front of two younger seated students.
October 26

Harvard senior Devon Guinn teaches students how to express themselves through hip-hop sounds and beats.

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.