Welcome

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January 13

Mass Innovation Night’s crowd honors Perkins’ smartphone app that helps people who are blind locate bus stops.

A teacher walks alongside a young student using a white cane.
January 26

Part 7 of Learning with Blindness, a free parent webinar series.

Taylor Howell on the back of a bucking bronco at a rodeo.
Fall 2016

Athletes who are blind love sports for the same reason as everyone else – the joy of competition and the thrill of victory.

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

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January 23

What I do: Behavior analyst Zach Bird helps students overcome behavioral problems so they can learn and thrive.

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January 20

Simple, inexpensive modifications can make your home safer for loved ones living with visual impairment.

Jaimi Lard greets people taking a tour of Perkins School for the Blind
January 17

Jaimi Lard, who is deafblind, answers questions about what it’s like to live without vision or hearing.