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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Advocating for Equal Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine

The number of fully vaccinated residents across Wisconsin is now 30 percent. Yet, substantial COVID-19 vaccine accessibility hurdles remain for people who are blind or visually impaired. Registration accessibility remains a big issue. Also, non-drivers are facing problems securing transportation to vaccine appointments. Through its transportation, accessibility and health care advocacy… Continue Reading Advocating for Equal Access to the COVID-19 Vaccine