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Free White Canes

Any Wisconsin citizen who is blind or visually impaired may be eligible for one free white cane every 24 months.  If these citizens are first time cane users, and not listed in our database, they would be eligible for an additional back-up cane within the first two years of receiving their first cane, at half the retail cost of a cane.  Canes that are available are Ambutech adjustable support cane, Ambutech folding mobility cane and Ambutech folding ID cane. Wisconsin citizens may be...
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Assistive Products

Assistive products are items that make every day tasks for the blind and visually impaired a little easier. For example, did you know that there is a device that can help you write out a check? Or that there are cribbage boards with raised numbers and large-print decks of cards? These are just some of the hundreds of items available through the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired. You can shop on-line and see these products  at The Sharper Vision Store. The...
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Education

The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired coordinates a speaker’s bureau, and we always appreciate the opportunity to share information and insights about blindness or vision loss. We are available for free educational presentations to schools, community organizations, low vision support groups, churches, clubs and a wide variety of other organizations. Our presentations can be in response to a specific request or on general topics related to blindness and vision loss. We...
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