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.


Raise your voice about transportation needs

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is holding a series of nine Town Hall meetings around the state that begin this week and continue through May 21.  DOT staff will gather feedback from attendees regarding what transportation issues are most important to them and ideas for financing those needs in the next state budget and beyond.

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Register now for tandem bike experience!

The Wisconsin Bike Federation invites blind and visually impaired bikers to ride with their tandem volunteers during the Ride the Drive event in downtown Madison on Sunday, June 1.

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Women are at greater risk for permanent vision loss

A new national survey by Harris Poll on behalf of Prevent Blindness revealed that only 9 percent of American women realized that they are at greater risk of suffering permanent vision loss than men.

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