Welcome

Kim Charlson speaks into a microphone
July 29

Library members are invited to read accessible books, relax and learn about technology in the renovated space.

A student and teacher signing
September 8

A monthly opportunity to learn about the range of specialized school programs and services at Perkins.

Holly Bonner walks with her two daughters in a park
Spring 2016

Visual impairments can’t stop these three moms from figuring out creative ways to raise happy, healthy children.

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 man with a walker works on a car engine
August 23

5 tips to help young adults with visual impairment and other disabilities build a more engaged, rewarding life in the community.

A young woman using an iPad sits next to her guide dog
August 18

Q&A with Bill Oates: Why non-accessible websites are no longer good enough for governments and businesses.

An open book with embossed letters and braille characters
August 16

The book that revolutionized the world by introducing braille is a highlight of the Perkins Archive collection.