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Marianne Riggio of Perkins International receives the Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for her service to the deafblind community. Pictured left to right: Perkins International Executive Director Michael Delaney; Riggio; and Perkins President and CEO Dave Power.
December 6

Marianne Riggio receives Perkins’ prestigious Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for service to deafblind community.

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January 7

An experiential course that gives young adults the skills to compete and the confidence to pursue success in their career.

Aidan rolls his wheelchair down a sidewalk on the Perkins campus, his teacher walking next to him.
Fall 2016

For Zoey, Aidan and Izzy, Perkins School for the Blind offered a life-changing opportunity for success.

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.