MISSION

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

Teaching about the causes of vision loss, available medications and visual aids

One-on-one and group support for people who are newly diagnosed, including low vision evaluations, in-home visits and assistive technology.

Beep baseball bases are tackled during a game to signify that someone is on base. Photo by New Bedford Guide.

Beep Baseball: An American Pastime Adapted for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Seasonally, the Council is publishing a series of articles to help you stay active. This spring, we are featuring beep baseball. Check Council publications for future articles. Beep baseball started in the 1960’s in Colorado. The National Beep Baseball Association (NBBA) was founded in 1976, and set forth the rules used in the sport today.… Continue Reading Beep Baseball: An American Pastime Adapted for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Steve Johnson

Remembering Steve Johnson

It is with very heavy hearts that Council board and staff share the news of the passing of board member, Steve Johnson, on March 14, 2019. Steve first joined the Council board in 2012. He recently served as Second Vice President, and on several committees, including the Executive, Awards, Legislative, and Human Resources Committees. He… Continue Reading Remembering Steve Johnson

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