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Lisa DiBonaventura, Dr. Barry Kran and Dr. Jean E. Ramsey
March 24

Kran and his colleague were recognized for their work to improve vision care for people with disabilities.

Grousbeck Center
April 2

A monthly opportunity to learn how our Educational Programs support students everywhere, from Perkins’ campus to public schools.

A stuffed owl displayed among other animals in the tactile museum.
October 17

Hands-on appeal distinguishes Perkins’ Tactile Museum from other archives.

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

Young boy with glasses holding decorated egg in two hands
March 31

Beeping eggs make springtime tradition accessible for kids with visual impairments.

small boy crawling in rolling sensory tube
March 27

From trampolines to mystery aromas, kids who are blind and their parents enjoy sensory integration activities.

Lee Vollemans waves during a training run as she passes a grassy lawn
March 26

The Boston Marathon isn’t just a race for Lee Vollemans. It’s a way to support Perkins, where three generations of her family helped kids who are blind.