Welcome to Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired

MISSION

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

Access Technology Class: Accessing Gmail with a Keyboard

February 29
Online via Zoom

In early 2024, Google will stop supporting the Basic HTML version of Gmail. This session will provide an overview of how to use Gmail in a browser with access technology. 

The Big Share

March 5
Online

This online day of giving hosted by Community Shares of Wisconsin is a fun and easy way to support the Council and other nonprofits making differences in their communities.

College and Working Age Low Vision Support Group

March 19
Online via Zoom

This 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.