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Student Spotlight: Grace Caine

Grace Caine Council scholarship recipient Grace Caine began her college education this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She studies instrumental music education, plays the alto saxophone as well as piano and hopes to return to campus this spring. Grace talked to Council Writer Lynn over winter break from her home in Lowell, Wisconsin. Lynn:… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: Grace Caine

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Now Hiring: Content Writer

Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired Content Writer Formed in 1952, the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired (WCBVI) is a statewide non-profit organization that provides services directly to the blind and visually impaired community, as well as community education, awareness and advocacy programs.  WCBVI is seeking to hire a content… Continue Reading Now Hiring: Content Writer

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Knowing Where to Advocate

Say you need to navigate an unsafe intersection regularly that would be vastly improved with an accessible pedestrian signal. How would you go about advocating for the upgrade? Who could you contact? While you might think that reaching out to your legislator is the best first step, that is often not the most efficient way… Continue Reading Knowing Where to Advocate

in the news

Visually Impaired Residents Laud Fond du Lac's New Audible Traffic Signals

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Janesville to Recognize White Cane Safety Day on October 15 Along with Other Cities

AUDIO RECORDINGS

Fall/Winter 2020 Gift Guide

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

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 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

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