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A young woman holds a guide cane in one hand with a sighted guide on her other side outside the Howe Building
Make your next interaction with someone who is visually impaired easier and more comfortable – for both of you.
Three children with visual impairment, two with canes, help each other navigate school grounds.
Perkins has played an integral role shaping the school into the region’s model program for children with blindness and multiple disabilities.
A young woman using an iPad sits next to her guide dog
Why non-accessible websites are no longer good enough, and what governments and businesses must do to improve digital accessibility.
Anna sits in a wheelchair and embraces a classmate at Mali dom in Zagreb, Croatia.
Perkins International's long-time partner in the Balkans emerges as a leader in multiple-disability education.
Archive black and white photo of three men standing around an old brailler
For more than 60 years, the Perkins Brailler has made it easier for people who are blind to communicate with the world around them.
Two boys reading braille books
Even before children learn to read, there are steps parents can to take to get them ready.
A young boy creating a dragon with a 3D pen.
The holiday season is here–and Perkins has the perfect gift list for the whole family!
A closeup view of an ATM's keypad, showing braille characters
Surprising facts about the raised-dot reading system, including an asteroid named Braille and why there’s braille on drive-through ATMs.

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