Welcome to the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired
The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired, located in Madison, WI, is a private not-for-profit community-based organization.
Our Mission is to promote the dignity and independence of the people in Wisconsin who are blind and visually impaired by providing services, advocating legislation and educating the general public.
Register now for free webinar!
Vision loss can generate many different emotions and reactions, including depression. The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired is presenting a free one-hour webinar at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 13, 2014 that will explore depression among individuals who have vision loss.
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Reserve your seat now for Dining in the Dark!
A unique, multi-sensory experience awaits you with Dining in the Dark on Tuesday, April 8, at GingeRootz Asian Grille in Appleton.
While blindfolded, discover the heightened senses of taste, touch, smell and hearing. Savor a new world of awareness and appreciation as you get a glimpse into the lives of individuals who are blind.
Find event and registration details here.
A mind is a terrible thing to waste
We are committed to supporting blind and visually impaired students as they pursue their educational goals and professional dreams. This year, we are offering 13 scholarships for $1,500 each to post secondary students—whether undergrad, grad, professional or doctoral—who are residents of Wisconsin.
Scholarship applications are due March 28, 2014, and we will notify scholarship recipients by April 18. They will receive their scholarship on May 10, at our spring event.
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