Whether on foot, on a bicycle or in a car, anyone who’s been to the corner of Cottage Grove Road and Monona Drive in Madison during the past five months knows it’s a challenging intersection to navigate these days. Extensive construction, including the laying of new underground piping, while necessary, has turned the intersection into… Continue Reading Let Your Lived Experience Power Your Pedestrian Safety Advocacy
To promote the dignity and empowerment of the people of Wisconsin who live with vision loss through advocacy, education, and vision services.
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
Cataracts are one of the leading causes of vision loss in the United States. They are extremely common among older adults— About one in six Americans aged 40 and older will get a cataract, and more than half will get them by the time they are 80 years old. But younger people, even babies, can… Continue Reading Understanding Your Options is Key to Dealing with Cataracts
Zulikha Gondal has determination. In fact, you could say the 2023 Council Scholarship recipient went to the mat during her last two years at Bradford High School in Kenosha. That’s when she not only wrestled for the Red Devils’ girls’ team but was also the school’s first girls’ wrestling captain to make it to the… Continue Reading 2023 Student Spotlight: Zulikha Gondal
For some time, the Council has been urging the Wisconsin Legislature to pass Steve’s Law, which would give nondrivers access… Continue Reading Advocate for Equal Access to the State’s Natural Resources
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking volunteers to serve on the department’s Disability Advisory Council. The nine-person… Continue Reading Apply to Serve on the DNR Disability Advisory Council
The Council is looking for help this spring, summer, and fall with maintaining our small garden and flower beds.