What do the words public transportation, accessible pedestrian signals, and the White Cane Law mean to you? To people with vision loss, those terms mean the world. Without them, getting and holding a job is only a dream. A trip to the doctor requires a costly cab fare. The crosswalk becomes a danger zone. The… Continue Reading Provide the Gift of Empowerment When You Give to the White Cane Fund
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
Since February 2018, the Council sends legislative updates that inspire, inform and initiate action in the blind and visually impaired community throughout Wisconsin. We would like your feedback as we move forward to ensure monthly content is meaningful and impactful. Please take five to ten minutes of your time to fill out our short survey.… Continue Reading Weigh in on the Issues that Matter to You
A mother and her son talk to former Store Manager and current Vision Rehabilitation Specialist Brent Perzentka. The Madison residents Joyce Russell and her son Jay came to the Council seeking answers to the question: What could I find to help me live a fuller life? Joyce is a person living with changing vision and Jay… Continue Reading A Mother’s Journey: Finding Products that Help Us Lead Full Lives
Saturday, May 18,
Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Scholarships and Excellence Awards will be presented at a luncheon at the Radisson Hotel Ballroom in Madison.