Registration is now open for our upcoming virtual Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium! The Council is partnering with the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences to present this online, virtual event on Thursday, October 14 from 4 to 6 pm. Macular degeneration is one of the nation’s leading causes of vision loss in… Continue Reading Register Now for the October 14 Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium
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.
Advocating for Wisconsin residents who are blind or visually impaired on local, state and federal issues
Dawn Meyer has noticed ads promoting pedestrian safety and White Cane Law awareness on the sides of Green Bay Metro buses. But the 55-year-old resident admits she’s not sure what it all means. Continue Reading White Cane Safety Day is a Great Opportunity to Be a Pedestrian Safety Advocate
Donald Jackson is a veteran with vision loss. The 63-year-old Madison man answers his phone with a hearty greeting. But when asked about his military service and his health care options since that time, he speaks in a quiet tone. Continue Reading Veterans and Vision Loss: Finding Support in Wisconsin