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.
Council presents 2013 awards
During its annual awards luncheon, the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired recognized and thanked individuals and organizations that have made a difference in the lives of people who have vision loss.
Holiday gift giving made easier in the Sharper Vision Store
If you are looking for an ideal gift for someone who lives with vision loss, look no further! The Sharper Vision Store is filled with a wide variety of items that make managing everyday tasks and activities safe, convenient and easy.
Shop 24/7 from the convenience of your home. Call the Council at 1-800-783-5213 if you need shopping assistance. Otherwise, click here to begin your search: https://wcblind.org/shopping.
Happy holidays from all of us at the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired!
Touching the Earth connects visually impaired visitors to the earth’s wonders
“Geology tells the history of us and of the earth….The more we can experience the earth, the better we can live our lives here.” These were among the welcoming remarks offered by Dr. Joanne Kluessendorf, Director of the Weis Earth Science Museum at UW-Fox Valley in Menasha, where we held an opening reception for a new exhibit that is accessible to individuals who have vision loss. More here.