Welcome

A graduate marches down the aisle wearing a blue cap and gown
June 17

Twelve graduates enjoyed an emotional send-off from family, friends and staff.

A student in a wheelchair laughing.
July 7

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

Marla Runyan works on a laptop, with two large-screen monitors in front of her
Spring 2016

Perkins Access, a new service from Perkins Solutions, is eager to help make websites more accessible to people who are blind.

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

A young boy sits at a desk with a Perkins Brailler. One hand is on the keys and the other hand reaches over to read the last line of braille on the page.
June 30

From embossed type to downloadable digital books, Perkins has a long history of supporting literacy for people with blindness.

Lego figures of a boy in a wheelchair and a service dog.
June 29

Iconic toymaker releases its first disability-friendly toy set after pressure from #ToyLikeMe campaign.

A young girl passes a green ball to her classmate.
June 28

Social interaction skills help students of all ages like Grace, Kevin and Michael connect with other people.