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Donor Advised Funds

Donor advised funds (DAFs) are quickly growing in popularity in the world of philanthropy. Gifts from a donor advised fund are easy to make and the DAF provides tax incentives for many donors. A donor advised fund could be described as a charitable investment account. The sole purpose of the DAF is to support charitable… Continue Reading Donor Advised Funds

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Certification Brings Collaboration, Assessment and Greater Assistive Technology Knowledge to the Council

Jim Denham, Assistive Technology Specialist, completed the Assistive Technology Applications Certification Program through California State University, Northridge (CSUN), in May 2019. The course is intended for those who teach assistive technology to people with disabilities. It included information about products for people with a wide variety of disabilities, and presented a national assessment framework for… Continue Reading Certification Brings Collaboration, Assessment and Greater Assistive Technology Knowledge to the Council

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Nona Graves Recognized with a Louis Seidita Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council

Nona Graves has dedicated her life to setting an example for people who are blind or visually impaired. For her service and achievements, the Council honors Nona with the Louis Seidita Lifetime Achievement Excellence Award. Nona is 86 years old and has lived in the Madison/Milwaukee area since the 1950s. She was born in Antigo,… Continue Reading Nona Graves Recognized with a Louis Seidita Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council

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Council Courier,
Spring 2019

Listen to the audio version of the Spring 2019 Council Courier

Council Courier,
Winter 2019

Listen to the audio version of the Winter 2019 Council Courier

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.

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