Welcome

A graduate marches down the aisle wearing a blue cap and gown
June 17

Twelve graduates enjoyed an emotional send-off from family, friends and staff.

A student in a wheelchair laughing.
July 7

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

A hand lifts the roof off a 3-D printed model of a house.
Spring 2016

New 3-D printing technology is putting science, art and literacy lessons into the hands of Perkins students.

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

Helen Keller pressing her face against the side of small Boston bull terrier named Phiz.
June 24

From scrappy Scotties to dignified Great Danes to a famous Akita, dogs always brought joy to Helen Keller.

Kim Charlson sits next to a television and holds a remote control
June 23

Popular streaming service reaches historic agreement to make shows and movies accessible to people who are blind.

Jon types on a braille notetaker while teacher Linde D’Andrea observes
June 20

Career education helps students like Jon develop the skills and self-awareness they need to find their dream job.