Dave Power stands at a podium at the 6th Africa Forum
October 5

46 million children with visual impairments deserve a high-quality education, Dave Power tells Africa's largest gathering of blindness advocates.

Three smiling guests at the Taste of Perkins wearing blindfolds and holding drinks.
October 8

Join us for a blindfolded taste-testing of savory and sweet delicacies, musical performances by Perkins students, a silent auction and fabulous prize drawings!

Frederic Clifford stands in the hallway of Perkins’ Lower School.
Fall 2015

Frederic M. Clifford and his family have been connected to Perkins School for the Blind for 70 years, but the impact of his leadership may last even longer

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

A Braille Box, SMART Brailler, SmartCane  and Envoy Elite are shown on a yellow background, surrounding the words "2015 TechShare Africa Innovations."
October 7

Africa Forum’s technology showcase has all the latest advances for people who are blind.

John Price stands next to an African man who is learning how to use a Perkins SMART Brailler
October 6

Q&A with John Price, who is bringing Perkins Solutions’ innovative technology to Africa Forum.

A young girl reads a book while her mother watches. A Perkins Panda sits on the coffee table in front of them.
September 30

Popular Odds Bodkins songs and stories are now available in MP3 format to help promote literacy among children.