Jordan, Harry and Alderson clapping
May 27

Young adults with visual impairment get advice, training and confidence at Perkins’ new Pre-Employment Program.

Two young students in the Perkins Pre-School program play with a ball as their mothers look on.
June 2

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

A student using a SMART Brailler while her teacher looks on
Spring 2016

Perkins community teachers bring the power of the Expanded Core Curriculum to students everywhere.

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 girl wearing a red sweater uses a computer with a large print keyboard.
May 24

Compensatory access lessons help students like Slater connect with others in a meaningful way, using any form of ‘speech’ that works.

Two girls sitting at a desk using a Perkins Brailler.
May 18

An encounter between a German college student and Perkins Solutions manager brings a powerful literacy tool to children in need.

Brian uses an electric razor to shave
May 16

Independent living skills allow students like Brian to accomplish essential daily tasks, including cooking, cleaning and looking good.