Welcome

Perkins Board Chair Corinne Basler Grousbeck with her son Campbell.
August 25

Perkins’ ambitious social change campaign is introduced at international blindness conference.

A student and teacher signing
September 8

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

Yegue Badigue plays the piano
Spring 2016

Talented pianist Yegue Badigue came to Perkins from war-torn Africa, and he’s determined to make the most of his new life in America.

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

In a scene from the musical "Cats," an actor dressed as a cat reaches his arm out to the audience
August 30

New York audio describer helps theatergoers who are visually impaired enjoy popular plays and musicals.

A young woman in a wheelchair pushed by a middle-aged man grabs school supplies from colorful bins
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.