Gordon Legge has been using the Perkins Brailler, which he calls a “marvel of the 20th century,” for more than six decades.
Join us for a beeping egg hunt! We'll have light snacks, accessible tactile Spring crafts, and a hunt for audible eggs.
Meet the Perkins Library team making theater programs and restaurant menus accessible to people who are blind.
Support specialized education – and early intervention – that transforms lives globally to locally for children and young adults who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities. These kids can’t wait.
Donate Now about Give: Because Kids Can't Wait
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.— Helen Keller
28,990 people borrowing braille or audio books from the Perkins Library in the past year
78% increase in children, adults, educators, and caregivers around the world reached by Perkins International in the last six years
23,246 people living more independently thanks to assistive technology from Perkins Solutions
With generous support from our donors and partners, Perkins is working harder than ever to build a world where each person’s unique strengths are recognized, valued and celebrated.
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Public school student Natacha learns housekeeping skills at the Residence Inn through the Perkins World of Work program.
The Perkins Toy and Resource Library offers a wide variety of educational toys for itinerant teachers to borrow.
A new nine-month program equips college-bound students with skills they need to earn a degree.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join leaders in the field of deafblindness from North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Registration closes February 28.