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Now Hiring: Accounting Manager

The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired (WCBVI) is seeking an accounting manager to begin working with us in September 2021. The Council strives to foster a culture of inclusivity, innovation and collaboration. We are looking for a highly detailed oriented and organized individual to join our team. The accounting manager position is… Continue Reading Now Hiring: Accounting Manager

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The Benefits of Vision Rehabilitation in Your Own Home

Have you ever taken time to consider the ways your vision loss could impact your daily activities at home?

Think about how you would reply to these questions:

Do you feel your house is accessible and functional to meet your needs for independence?
Do you have difficulties reading the mail, newspaper, or your favorite book?
Could you use guidance to develop new techniques to prepare meals?

If any of your answers have you feeling some concerns, you may benefit from the services of a Vision Rehabilitation Specialist.

Awareness about vision rehabilitation is often limited for people who are experiencing vision loss as well as eye care professionals and other health care providers. But learning about these services can create an opportunity to improve your health outcomes and quality of life. Continue Reading The Benefits of Vision Rehabilitation in Your Own Home

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COVID Challenges Facing Blind People: Vaccine, Voting Accessibility, Virtual Learning

Here & Now: Vaccine Accessibility

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AUDIO RECORDINGS

Online Grocery Shopping

Listen to the audio version of the Spring 2020 Council Courier

Eleven Amazing Accessible iPhone and Android Apps

Listen to the audio version of About the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library

Toolkits

Accessibility Toolkit

Our toolkit provides helpful hints and best practice guidelines to make information more accessible and engaging.

Adapting to Low Vision

This booklet is a beginning guide for lifestyle adaptation to low vision.

A Welcoming Main Street

A guide for businesses and offices to provide quality customer service for those with vision impairments.

Making Digital Content Accessible and Inclusive

This resource offers tips to make social media content more accessible to people using screen readers.

Find the COuncil on YouTube

Featured Video: GALLERY NIGHT 2020

Benefits and Support for Veterans with Low Vision

SMBMad: Social Media for All Presentation

Scholarship Ceremony 2020

Share Your Story

Share your experience with the Council and/or about living with vision loss. Stories we collect may be used in social media and publications. If you would like to remain anonymous, write “anonymous” on the name line below. Contact information is collected so we can reach out to you about your story. Contact information will not be shared.