Welcome

A woman holding a white cane puts her face close to a sign at Logan Airport.
November 15

Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard tells Logan Airport managers about her travel experiences as a person with deafblindness.

The Handbell Ensemble.
December 4

Perkins School for the Blind kicks off the holidays with the season's first holiday concert.

Antoine Laham works with Amanda, who is smiling and holding his hands as he gestures.
Fall 2016

Employees who are visually impaired are an essential part of Perkins’ diverse and productive workforce.

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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December 2

She died 44 years ago, but students in Thailand still gather every year to commemorate the life of Genevieve Caulfield.

Chelsea White sits in front of a bookcase full of blue audio books.
December 1

What I do: Reader Advisor Chelsea White recommends books to Perkins Library patrons, based on their literary likes and dislikes.

Helen Keller talking with 3 kids.
November 28

Helen Keller’s remarkable legacy of generosity and advocacy can inspire us all.