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.

Fundoscopic photograph of a retina showing macular degeneration.

Register Now for the October 14 Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium

Registration is now open for our upcoming virtual Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium! The Council is partnering with the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences to present this online, virtual event on Thursday, October 14 from 4 to 6 pm. Macular degeneration is one of the nation’s leading causes of vision loss in… Continue Reading Register Now for the October 14 Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium