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Mia Zutter

Student Spotlight: Mia Zutter

2019 Council scholarship recipient, Mia Zutter, is a junior at the College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. She sat down with Katherine Corbett, Council Writer, to chat about her future goals, her move off campus and how resilience has played a role throughout her life. Katherine Corbett: You have a career goal of being… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: Mia Zutter

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The Big Share Recap and Thank You

Board members contributed to the Big Share to provide a match during the afternoon. On Tuesday, March 3, the Council participated in an online day of giving called The Big Share. This day of donations is presented by Community Shares of Wisconsin, a membership organization of more than 60 grassroots nonprofits making a sustainable difference… Continue Reading The Big Share Recap and Thank You

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COVID-19 UPDATE

To protect the health and well-being of our clients and staff, in-home visits will be postponed. Vision services staff will be in touch for rescheduling. Our office/lobby/store is closed through at least Friday, April 3. The closure policy aligns with that of the Madison Metropolitan School District. As of Monday, March 23, Sharper Vision Store… Continue Reading COVID-19 UPDATE

Publications

Council Courier,
Winter 2020

Listen to the audio version of the Winter 2020 Council Courier

How to Act & Talk When You Encounter Someone with Vision Loss and 2018 Council Activities

Annual Report 2018

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

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.

Social Media for All of Us

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