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State Representative Paul Brodeur, John Cunniff and Interpreter Christine Dwyer in front of the State House.
April 13

Annual Deafblind Awareness Day at the State House highlights importance of programs and resources.

Boy sprints on a track
April 19

Camp Abilities is a comprehensive developmental sports program for students who are blind or visually impaired. For students grades 6-12.

A stuffed owl displayed among other animals in the tactile museum.
October 17

Hands-on appeal distinguishes Perkins’ Tactile Museum from other archives.

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

boy in wheelchair with flexible hose attached
April 15

Assistive technology class from Perkins eLearning gives one TVI innovative ideas to make learning easier for students with multiple disabilities

Samantha Eaton with a bouquet of flowers after finishing the Chicago Marathon in 2014
April 13

Perkins helped the daughter of a friend. Now Samantha Eaton is returning the favor by running the Boston Marathon for Perkins.

Kelsey Varzeas runs in the 2014 B.A.A. Half Marathon
April 8

Kelsey Varzeas plans to work with athletes with disabilities after she graduates. But first, she’s going to run the Boston Marathon for Perkins.