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.

A woman signing at a podium.
February 2

Each class will be conducted by experienced Sign Language instructors and are taught in Signed English.

A stuffed owl displayed among other animals in the tactile museum.
October 17

Hands-on appeal distinguishes Perkins’ Tactile Museum from other archives

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

Audience listening to panel discussion
January 22

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

Oscar statue surrounded by copies of books made into movies
January 22

Many of this year’s Oscar-nominated films started out as books, which patrons can check out from the Perkins Library.

A tester wearing a SUNU wristband during testing.
January 15

Nine Perkins students and staff were given the opportunity to test-drive it.