Welcome

Amber and her son Ivan holding a certificate
May 5

WonderBaby.org founder Amber Bobnar’s work has touched thousands of families of children with disabilities.

Guests watch student hosts on stage in the main tent at the 2015 Perkins Possibilities Gala
May 5

Join 600 community leaders as we celebrate the achievements of people who are blind, while helping the next generation of Perkins students.

A mother and her young daughter, wearing a yellow pleated dress, on a makeshift runway at a fashion show. Audience members are seated all around them.
Fall 2015

Inspired by her daughter, a British mother starts a campaign to put a Perkins SMART Brailler in the hands of every U.K. child who is blind

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

Student Isais pushes a shopping cart in a supermarket as teacher Pamela Oddis accompanies him.
May 5

A day in the life of a community teacher: Pamela Oddis travels around the state to teach children who are blind how to navigate safely and independently

A Perkins student smells a bouquet of flowers
May 2

At Perkins School for the Blind, flowers are used to teach hands-on science lessons, enhance social skills and make art come alive.

A guide dog lying down
April 27

Perkins employees describe the unique bond that exists between themselves and their guide dogs.