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Wendi, a store customer, shops for a new pair of sunglasses. She faces the camera, with her right hand on the frame of a pair of sunglasses she has just put on as she holds her white cane in her left hand. She is dressed in a white and pink dress, has long blonde hair and is smiling. To her right are three displays of sunglasses in The Sharper Vision Store.

All About Sunglasses

The tantalizing smell of outdoor barbecues, long nights spent sitting on the deck and warm days relaxing lakeside all herald the arrival of summer! Sunscreen, bug spray and sunglasses are all necessities during this time of fun in the sun. But sunglasses are not just for beach-goers or feeling groovy.   Continue Reading All About Sunglasses

On Sight June 2018

Today is the Last Day to Sign Up for our Accessible Voting Webinar Two people stand in fromt of the accessible voting machine, ExpressVote in side profile. On the left is a male high school student, with paper in his hand and looking at the screen. On the right is a male official from the… Continue Reading On Sight June 2018

Brent Prezentka, Sharper Vision Store manager (on right) shows a customer how to use the OrCam glasses.

The Inside Scoop on Wearable Technology

For decades, science fiction writers have imagined devices that could read text from a printed page or give users the ability to instantly connect with another person to accomplish tasks. Now, with wearable technology, those dreams have become reality! Having hands-free access to information is one of the many advantages of wearable technology. Some devices work best for people who have some functional vision and some work well for people who have limited vision, or no vision at all. They all require a power source, like a rechargeable battery. Continue Reading The Inside Scoop on Wearable Technology

Publications

Council Courier,
Fall 2019

Listen to the audio version of the Fall 2019 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:
Welcome to the wisconsin council of the Blind & visually impaired

Arrive Together

SMBMad: Social Media for All Presentation

Portable CCTV