Welcome to Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired


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

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Sharper Vision Store is Here for Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Shopping Needs

Ready or not, here come the holidays! Still have gifts to buy? The Council’s Sharper Vision Store is your one-stop shop for adaptive products and other useful items that make great holiday gifts. We have many items that will delight your loved ones without costing a fortune. For example, games, including the ones suggested below,… Continue Reading Sharper Vision Store is Here for Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Shopping Needs

Trailblazers Low Vision
Support Group

December 11
Online via Zoom

Online support group meets the second Monday of the month. Led by Vision Services staff. Open to all.

AT Class: Share Your Favorite Accessible Apps

December 14
Online via Zoom

Share information about your favorite accessible apps for iPhone and Android. Join in on this lesson learn about what accessible apps can do.

College and Working Age Low Vision Support Group

December 19
Online via Zoom

This new support group is devoted to topics of interest to college and working age adults under 45. 

Volunteer Gardener

The Council is looking for help this spring, summer, and fall with maintaining our small garden and flower beds.