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.

Grousbeck Center
March 5

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

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

Cake in the shape of the Howe building
March 2

On March 2, Perkins celebrates the day it was chartered as a school for the blind.

Dr. Willkomm teaching at the head of a class
February 23

In an upcoming eLearning workshop, learn how to create assistive technology you can use in your home or classroom.

Vintage photo of children in a classroom
February 20

Perkins’ mission to educate children who are blind has always extended far beyond our Watertown campus.