Welcome

Kate Katulak shows participants dance moves
April 21

At the POSB Math/Science Institute at Perkins, teachers shared educational innovations they developed for students who are blind.

An orientation and mobility specialist helping a young girl learn how to use a white cane.
May 2

Join other professionals and parents of children with visual impairments from birth to age 7 to share, network and learn.

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 Solutions

Nicole Feeney and her three children.
April 23

Individualized support has been crucial for Shelby's growth and development.

Three people holding Perkins sign at marathon
April 22

Five extraordinary people ran the Boston Marathon to raise money for Perkins and blindness education

boy in wheelchair with flexible hose attached
April 15

Assistive technology class from Perkins eLearning gives one TVI innovative ideas to make learning easier for students with multiple disabilities