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2022 Student Spotlight: Nathan Schmitt

2022 Council Scholarship recipient Nathan Schmitt says his first semester at Milwaukee Area Technical College was “actually pretty easy.” The 2022 Franklin High School graduate locked in a 3.9 grade point average. When Nathan says things were “pretty easy,” he’s not being immodest. He’s been interested in and learning about electronics and information technology since… Continue Reading 2022 Student Spotlight: Nathan Schmitt

Brent Goodman standing in front of a sculpture of an antlered animal

Welcome to Our New Board Members!

The Council is pleased to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors this year. Each represents a different background and brings a unique perspective to the Council. Chamomile Harrison Madison resident Chamomile Harrison is a 2021 UW-Whitewater graduate who majored in Psychology. While at the university, she worked in the Office of Leadership… Continue Reading Welcome to Our New Board Members!

Rachel Pavone sitting across a table from a man using a braille labeler.

What’s on the Menu? Council’s Vision Services Offerings Continue to Grow

Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Rachel Pavone working with a client on use of a braille labeler. Whether it’s during a home visit, at a job site, at our own office or in a virtual remote session, the Council’s Vision Services staff can help determine the impact of vision loss on an individual’s daily activities and… Continue Reading What’s on the Menu? Council’s Vision Services Offerings Continue to Grow

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Use the Smart Glance Feature of JAWS and Fusion to Discover Web Page Highlights

To grab users’ attention, web content designers often highlight certain key text or areas of a page, for example by using a larger font or a specific color combination that stands out. On some pages, these high traffic areas may be indicated using a heading or other element that screen reading software recognizes. Unfortunately, these… Continue Reading Use the Smart Glance Feature of JAWS and Fusion to Discover Web Page Highlights