Welcome

Steve Perreault and Dave Power with the medal and certificate
July 23

Steve Perreault honored with Anne Sullivan Macy Medal for building Perkins’ programs for children who are blind and deafblind in Latin America

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September 10

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

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Spring 2015

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

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July 31

For people who are blind, smartphone apps make it easier to accomplish everyday tasks, such as sorting mail and ordering groceries.

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July 24

Four members of the Perkins community discuss how the Americans with Disabilities Act impacted the lives of people who are blind.

Students climb on the new play structure at Bradlee Park.
July 22

The new Bradlee Park playground at Perkins School for the Blind provides a fun and safe environment for every child.