A young man uses a cane to enter the door of a bank
October 1

Intensive 10-week workshop teaches job-search skills to students and young adults with visual impairments.

Three smiling guests at the Taste of Perkins wearing blindfolds and holding drinks.
October 8

Join us for a blindfolded taste-testing of savory and sweet delicacies, musical performances by Perkins students, a silent auction and fabulous prize drawings!

Steve using his iPhone with a pair of headphones.
Fall 2015

A new Perkins study explores how technology is revolutionizing the way people who are blind read, write and communicate.

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

A young girl reads a book while her mother watches. A Perkins Panda sits on the coffee table in front of them.
September 30

Popular Odds Bodkins songs and stories are now available in MP3 format to help promote literacy among children.

Jack and Jill Fox behind the podium
September 29

Two of the industry’s leading audio book narrators share their expertise with Perkins Library volunteers.

A student and teacher do an activity on a computer screen.
September 25

A breakthrough technology is helping non-verbal Perkins students use their limited vision to communicate.