World Braille Day commemorates Louis Braille’s birthday, on January 4, 1809, focusing our attention on the importance of literacy in the blind and visually impaired community. Literacy and academic success are linked to employment. Being able to read and write in braille is vital for people who are blind or legally blind, who are not… Continue Reading World Braille Day commemorates Louis Braille
With cell phone technology constantly evolving and more new models appearing every year, it can be hard to know which device is best for you. So how do you decide which phone to buy? The answer depends entirely on how you want to use it. If all you want to do is make calls, there… Continue Reading Accessible Cell Phones: Which Model is Best for You?
Since the 1960s, the Council’s Sharper Vision Store has served as a one-stop shop for people living with vision loss. Last year, we joined the retail herd by holding our first ever Black Friday Sale the day after Thanksgiving. Well, this year, we’re upping the ante. Instead of a one-day event, we’re having our first… Continue Reading Cyber Week Sale
For at least two decades, Rhonda Staats has been talking to everyone she can about advocacy, education and empowerment pertaining to people who are blind and visually impaired. Earlier this year, the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired recognized those efforts by honoring Rhonda with its 2021 Lifetime Service Award. The award is… Continue Reading Council Honors Rhonda Staats for a Lifetime of service
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