Welcome

Dave Power delivering TEDxBeaconStreet talk.
January 9

In his talk, Power described new innovations that will increase opportunities for people who are blind to live and work independently.

Perkins campus
February 5

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

Jennifer Siff using a white cane to navigate Watertown Square.
October 16

Understanding students' navigational challenges is crucial for orientation and mobility specialists.

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 Products

Headshots of six people with title "Undaunted by Blindness" across the middle.
January 30

Can people who are blind be U.S. Senators, horse divers or operatic tenors? You bet!

Two boys reading braille books
January 29

Even before children learn to read, there are steps parents can to take to get them ready.

Audience listening to panel discussion
January 22

A panel discussion on what siblings of children with disabilities want parents and caregivers to know.