In the first few months of 2020, an important invitation will arrive in your mailbox. It is from the U.S. Census Bureau, imploring you to take the 2020 census. The census is decennial, meaning it occurs every ten years. This year, completion of the census is required by Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Did you know?… Continue Reading Why Being Counted Matters: Take the 2020 Census
To promote the dignity and empowerment of the people in Wisconsin who are blind and visually impaired by providing services, advocating legislation and educating the general public.
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World Braille Day commemorates Louis Braille’s birthday, on January 4, 1809, focusing our attention on the importance of literacy in the blind and visually impaired community. Literacy and academic success are linked to employment. Being able to read and write in braille is vital for people who are blind or legally blind, who are not… Continue Reading World Braille Day commemorates Louis Braille
Garry Lone struggled with depression most of his life. As he experienced vision loss, his depression worsened. “My vision loss impacted my depression because I used to be able to do things that require clear vision,” Garry says. “I cannot ride my bike independently or watch Westerns on TV anymore.” Did you Know? Research studies… Continue Reading Your Mental Health: How Vision Loss Impacts Depression