Welcome

A student speaks with an employer at the Work Experience Open House
January 30

Students who are blind practice essential job-search skills at Perkins’ Work Experience Open House.

A group of teenagers talking while riding the subway, including one man using a white cane.
March 4

Find out how College Success @ Perkins can help you prepare for college.

Aidan rolls his wheelchair down a sidewalk on the Perkins campus, his teacher walking next to him.
Fall 2016

For Zoey, Aidan and Izzy, Perkins School for the Blind offered a life-changing opportunity for success.

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 student shoots a bow and arrow at a target
February 15

During archery lessons, Perkins students show they don’t need vision to hit the target.

Two people run side by side, with the woman blindfolded and the man guiding her with a short tether
February 13

What’s it like to run a race without vision? A Perkins employee shares her amazing Blindfold Challenge experience.

Five cheerleaders with their backs to the camera raise their arms in a cheer.
February 8

Watertown High School and Perkins students show off their school spirit in a new annual tradition.