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

Trailblazers Low Vision
Support Group

July 8
Online via Zoom

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

College and Working Age Low Vision Support Group

July 16
Online via Zoom

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

White Cane Safety Day

October 15
Statewide

October 15 of each year is a day the Council takes to educate about the White Cane Law and promote safe, welcoming communities.