Welcome to Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired

MISSION

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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Student Spotlight: Grace Caine

Grace Caine Council scholarship recipient Grace Caine began her college education this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She studies instrumental music education, plays the alto saxophone as well as piano and hopes to return to campus this spring. Grace talked to Council Writer Lynn over winter break from her home in Lowell, Wisconsin. Lynn:… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: Grace Caine

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Now Hiring: Content Writer

Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired Content Writer Formed in 1952, the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired (WCBVI) is a statewide non-profit organization that provides services directly to the blind and visually impaired community, as well as community education, awareness and advocacy programs.  WCBVI is seeking to hire a content… Continue Reading Now Hiring: Content Writer