The world would be a very different place without the perspective of Helen Keller, one of Perkins’ first students who was deafblind, who went on to challenge and dramatically change society’s perception of individuals who have disabilities. We believe that everyone has a perspective worth sharing, and remain committed to encouraging the ideas, dialogue and fresh perspectives that allow the seeds of possibility to grow.
A trip to India underscored the critical need for Perkins' global initiative. But it also shed light on how close to home Perkins' international mission truly is.
National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program brings distance communications technology—and the training to use it—to users' doorsteps
Part of Perkins' success and spirit is due to the hundreds of volunteers who give a hand every year
Every spring, more than 600 people flock to Perkins' campus for the most inspiring evening of the year. It's the Perkins Possibilities Gala, and it's full of music, laughter, entertainment, fine food and good news. Gala Co-Chair Corinne Grousbeck, a Perkins Trustee, Trust Board Chair and parent to a Secondary Program student, sat down with Perspectives to discuss the 2013 Possibilities Gala.