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.

Protect your vision this summer

Summer finds most of us spending lots more time outdoors.  Take good care of your vision during these warm and sunny days.

Find 10 tips to protect your peepers here.

July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Did you know that eye injuries of all types occur at a rate of more than 2,000 per day?!  An estimated 1,000 eye injuries occur in the workplace alone.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that nearly 70% of the eye injuries studied occur from falling or flying objects or from sparks that strike the eye.

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Take your pills safely!

It is estimated that nearly 40% of Americans aged 60 and over use five or more prescription drugs.  If you have vision impairment, this can impact your access to prescription labeling and related information.

Learn about our medication management presentation

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