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Backyard Hero: Karen Lee Weidig

The Council wishes to congratulate our volunteer, Karen Lee Weidig, who has been selected as one of the Community Shares of Wisconsin’s Backyard Heroes for April 2019. Karen Lee is originally from Milwaukee, and moved to Madison in the 1970s. She has volunteered her time at the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired… Continue Reading Backyard Hero: Karen Lee Weidig

Photo of Karen Lee Weidig and Margaret Sommers stuffing folders for the Council’s Legislative Day.

Thank You to Our Many Volunteers

The Council appreciates the wonderful volunteers who work beside staff to enhance our services. Volunteers share a variety of talents including gardening, voice recording, and archiving the Council’s history. No matter the project, our volunteers put their heart into it! Thank you for generously giving of your time and talent in support of the Council.… Continue Reading Thank You to Our Many Volunteers

Publications

Council Courier,
Winter 2019

Listen to the audio version of the Winter 2019 Council Courier

Council Courier,
Fall 2018

Listen to the audio version of the Fall 2018 Council Courier

2017 Annual Report

Listen to the audio version of the 2017 Annual Report

Toolkits

Our White Cane Safety Day Toolkit provides inspiration, examples and helpful hints as you plan for and promote this important day.

A guide for providing quality customer service for those with vision impairments.

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

Find the COuncil on YouTube

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Welcome to the wisconsin council of the Blind & visually impaired

Arrive Together

Low Vision Adaptive Products Webinar

Portable CCTV