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May 22

At commencement ceremony, educators from around the world are commended for their dedication to blindness education.

Grousbeck Center
June 4

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

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April 27

Americans rank blindness among their top four fears, according to a recent survey. Four interviews show it’s not as scary as it sounds.

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

fire hydrant on grass
May 27

Here's how you can help prepare children who are blind or visually impaired for a fire emergency in your home.

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May 26

Perkins spokesperson Jaimi Lard brings the deafblind experience to students at Cambridge School of Weston.

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May 19

Just in time for the summer theater season, Perkins Library offers a list of local audio-described theater performances.