Welcome

Kate Katulak shows participants dance moves
April 21

At the POSB Math/Science Institute at Perkins, teachers shared educational innovations they developed for students who are blind.

An orientation and mobility specialist helping a young girl learn how to use a white cane.
May 2

Join other professionals and parents of children with visual impairments from birth to age 7 to share, network and learn.

Rollercoaster
April 27

Americans rank blindness among their top four fears, according to a recent survey. Four interviews show it’s not as scary as it sounds.

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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28,675 people borrowing braille or audio books from the Perkins Library in the past year

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195% increase in children, adults, educators, and caregivers around the world reached by Perkins International in the last five years

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15,857 people living more independently thanks to assistive technology from Perkins Solutions

Two women runners side by side.
April 28

One teacher runs a 5K race without the benefit of sight to raise funds for Perkins.

Reporter and cameraman talking with Michael
April 27

Boston’s WCVB-TV airs story about senior at Perkins School for the Blind who has overcome challenges

Nicole Feeney and her three children.
April 23

Individualized support has been crucial for Shelby's growth and development.