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.

George Tuttle

Student Spotlight: George Tuttle

2020 Council scholarship recipient George Tuttle started classes for his physical therapy degree this fall at Carroll University in Waukesha. He lives on-campus in the dorms and says that half of his classes are online, while half are remote. Hannah: What is your favorite class this semester? George: At Carroll, they have you take classes… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: George Tuttle

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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

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Remembering Kathy Brockman

Kathy Brockman and 2019 Excellence Award winner Nona Graves. It is with very heavy hearts that Council board and staff share the passing of long-time board member, Kathy Brockman, on July 26, 2020. Kathy first joined the Council board in 1985. She most recently served as treasurer and chairperson on the Finance Committee. She also… Continue Reading Remembering Kathy Brockman