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August 27

Paths to Transition website from Perkins eLearning provides expertise and insight for teachers, parents and counselors of students who are blind.

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September 10

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

Members of the 2014-15 class of ELPs.
Spring 2015

For 95 years, Perkins has been teaching international educators how to improve blindness education in their home countries.

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 woman wearing a Perkins cap holds a cute yellow puppy in her arms
August 25

Named in honor of Perkins School for the Blind, a floppy-eared golden puppy is training as a guide dog in California.

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August 20

Tour guide Kevin Hartigan introduces visitors from around the world to the remarkable story of Perkins School for the Blind.

Helen Keller and John F. Kennedy are leaning forward and smiling at one another. Keller’s assistant, Winifred Corbally, sits between them, communicating into Keller’s hand via tactile sign language.
August 18

Many know Helen Keller as an advocate for people with disabilities, but did you know she was also a suffragist, civil rights pioneer and global ambassador?