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Alex Kloety

Student Spotlight: Alexander Kloety

Alex Kloety is in his second year of graduate school at UW-Milwaukee, earning his master’s degree in social work. The aspiring mental health professional is one of the Council’s 2019 Scholarship Winners. He and Council Writer Katherine Corbett discussed Alex’s chosen field, the importance of self-advocacy, and his creative hobbies. Katherine Corbett: Tell me about… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: Alexander Kloety

A jar of money with an “IRA” label on it.

Giving Through Your IRA

Your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) was set up to help pay for living expenses during your retirement years. If you have withdrawn all you need, but have not reached your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD), consider gifting some of the remaining amount to the Council. If you are at least 70.5 years old, you have the… Continue Reading Giving Through Your IRA

White Cane Day - Photo of Denise Jess, Rhonda Staats and others

Council Expands Awareness of White Cane Safety Day and Pedestrian Safety in Wisconsin

October 15 of each year is White Cane Safety Day, which brings public recognition to people who are blind and visually impaired and how they contribute to their communities. This day also promotes the White Cane Law, which states drivers must stop 10 feet or more from pedestrians using white canes. In Wisconsin, the Council… Continue Reading Council Expands Awareness of White Cane Safety Day and Pedestrian Safety in Wisconsin

AUDIO recordings

About the Wisconsin Talking Book & Braille Library with Katie Malloy

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

Macular Degeneration: 
A Conversation with Dr. Sanbrita Mondal

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Eleven Amazing Accessible iPhone and Android Apps
 

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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: When you encounter someone with vision loss

Arrive Together

SMBMad: Social Media for All Presentation

Dining in the Dark Training