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An Evening of Fresh Food and a Unique Perspective at Dining in the Dark

Thursday, September 12 (sold out) 6:30-9:30 p.m. Vignette Dining Club, Fitchburg   Tuesday, September 24 6:30-9:30 p.m. Touchdown Tavern, 125 E. Main Street, Reedsburg   Wednesday, October 23 6:30-9:30 p.m. Vignette Dining Club, Fitchburg   Dining in the Dark is a delicious multi-course meal that challenges participants to rethink the importance of vision in the… Continue Reading An Evening of Fresh Food and a Unique Perspective at Dining in the Dark

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The Power of Engagement: How and Why to Make Social Media Accessible to Everyone

Over 100,000 people in Wisconsin are blind or visually impaired. As the population ages, this number is expected to double in the next 10-20 years. Chances are good that you already have—or will have in the future—someone who is blind or visually impaired in your social media audience. People who are blind or visually impaired… Continue Reading The Power of Engagement: How and Why to Make Social Media Accessible to Everyone

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Sound Technology Makes Sailing Fully Accessible to People who are Blind or Visually Impaired

There is nothing like feeling the wind on your face and travelling smoothly over water in a sailboat. Thanks to developments in technology, people who are blind or visually impaired can race sailboats without sighted assistance on board. How does Adaptive Sailing Work? People who are blind or visually impaired take part in two types… Continue Reading Sound Technology Makes Sailing Fully Accessible to People who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Publications

Council Courier,
Spring 2019

Listen to the audio version of the Spring 2019 Council Courier

Annual Report 2018

Listen to the audio version of the Council’s 2018 Annual Report

Toolkits

This resource offers tips to make social media content more accessible to people using screen readers.

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