Mindy Coulman navigates her Dodgeville subdivision by using skills gained through Orientation and Mobility training on using her white cane. When Mindy Coulman began to lose her vision, she knew that learning new ways to navigate her surroundings would be necessary. “I needed to walk my child down to the bus safely and walk to… Continue Reading Using your Senses for Safe and Independent Navigation
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
Two miles west of Waunakee, tucked into a pocket of homes off Highway 19 is a pay-what-you-can par-3 golf course that has benefited people who are blind and visually impaired. Sil Maly, who owns Harvest Hill Golf on Poelma Drive, established the course about 25 years ago. Last summer, the realtor and developer decided to donate weekend fees collected from golfers to go to three charitable organizations. Continue Reading Waunakee Golf Course Gives Back
Accessible Pedestrian Signals like this one make streets safe for everyone in your community. The Council’s advocacy priorities get reviewed each year to develop strategies that will achieve policy goals that benefit people with blindness and visual impairment. Making progress toward equitable transportation, accessibility, voting, health care, education and employment depends on ongoing work of… Continue Reading Advocacy Priorities Work to Build Equity