Welcome

Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller fingerspelling
April 29

Perkins graduate honored for groundbreaking work with Helen Keller, which transformed education for children with deafblindness.

Guests watch student hosts on stage in the main tent at the 2015 Perkins Possibilities Gala
May 5

Join 600 community leaders as we celebrate the achievements of people who are blind, while helping the next generation of Perkins students.

Pietro Fusco holds the lever of a riveting machine as he works in the Perkins Solutions workshop.
Fall 2015

For five decades, Pietro Fusco has assembled Perkins Braillers, bringing the power of braille literacy to people all around the world.

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 guide dog lying down
April 27

Perkins employees describe the unique bond that exists between themselves and their guide dogs.

Parents and children in Indonesia making chocolate jelly.
April 26

Early-intervention program empowers Indonesian parents and their children through networking, training and play.

A student from the 1960s works on clay model figures
April 21

Visual arts at Perkins School for the Blind have played an important role for generations of students