Welcome to Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired


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.

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the Council’s 2020 Advocacy Survey

The Council’s advocacy mission is guided by the experiences of those living with vision loss throughout Wisconsin. You can assure your experience is represented by completing the Council’s 2020 Advocacy Survey. Wisconsin uses a two-year budget cycle, or biennium. In even-numbered calendar years, state agencies develop budget proposals for the programs they administer. In the… Continue Reading the Council’s 2020 Advocacy Survey