we've got signatures,
help us get to 30,000
by May 24, 2012
90% of what you learn is visual, so, when it comes to education, children who are visually impaired often start at a disadvantage. Sadly, too many of our children who are blind attend schools that lack the resources to give them the specialized training they need and deserve.
Education -- even simply learning to read braille -- can be a game changer. 70% of U.S. citizens who are blind are unemployed or underemployed, but most people who read braille do have a job.
Perkins School for the Blind teaches students and professionals around the world the skills they need to succeed. The need is increasing, but to make sure all of America's visually-impaired citizens get access to the education and training they need, we must raise awareness.
- Advocate for better resources for the visually-impaired in my community
- Care for my sight by scheduling my routine eye exam or referring a friend
Keep up the great work. Look what you've accomplished!
embed this petition
onto your site or blog
Make a difference for the issues you care about while adding cool interactive
content. Your readers sign without ever leaving your site. It's simple, just choose
your widget size and color and copy the embed code to your site or blog.