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A student holding a white cane stands in front of containers of pennies
April 19

A first-grader who is blind motivates his school to raise money for Perkins – one penny at a time.

A family sits in the living room to read a book to their three young girls.
April 29

One day to focus on your family. Don't miss your opportunity to connect with parents of children with visual impairments from birth to age 7.

Perkins alum Don Deignan uses his wheelchair at the Rhode Island Famine Memorial, which is surrounded by green trees.
Fall 2016

Historian Don Deignan has dedicated his life to commemorating Irish history and advocating for disability rights.

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