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Reading Devices and Services

Accessible books and a new generation of listening devices are helpful for readers with limited vision. Almost any popular novel or nonfiction book, general interest and trade magazines, and newspapers are now available in a variety of accessible audio formats. Below we outline 10 different resources for listening to audio books, from downloading them onto… Continue Reading Reading Devices and Services

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Giving to the Council at Work

Workplace giving is a convenient and safe way to donate to vetted local organizations doing good work in Dane County and beyond. More than 100 local businesses partner with Community Shares of Wisconsin for workplace giving. These businesses encourage their employees to donate any amount through the convenience of payroll deduction. Each employee can individually… Continue Reading Giving to the Council at Work

George Tuttle

Student Spotlight: George Tuttle

2020 Council scholarship recipient George Tuttle started classes for his physical therapy degree this fall at Carroll University in Waukesha. He lives on-campus in the dorms and says that half of his classes are online, while half are remote. Hannah: What is your favorite class this semester? George: At Carroll, they have you take classes… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: George Tuttle

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Multiple Cities Honor Pedestrian Safety: Do Your Part Pre-Header Text: 10 Days Until White Cane Safety Day

White Cane Safety Day, a day promoting pedestrian safety, especially for people who are blind or visually impaired (BVI), is in 10 days! October 15 is a federally recognized day to promote the right-of-way of pedestrians who use white canes and guide dogs. This month, at least eight Wisconsin cities are proclaiming White Cane Safety… Continue Reading Multiple Cities Honor Pedestrian Safety: Do Your Part Pre-Header Text: 10 Days Until White Cane Safety Day

AUDIO recordings

Macular Degeneration: 
A Conversation with Dr. Sanbrita Mondal

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

Eleven Amazing Accessible iPhone and Android Apps
 

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

Toolkits

White Cane Safety Day Resource Toolkit

Our toolkit provides inspiration, examples and helpful hints as you plan for and promote this important day.

Adapting to Low Vision

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

A Welcoming Main Street

A guide for providing 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