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The Magic of Monthly Giving

One of the most effective ways to support the Council is through monthly giving. We call our monthly donors the White Cane Circle, and we invite you to become a member of that esteemed group. Monthly giving offers benefits to both you and the organization. It allows you to spread your contribution over the entire… Continue Reading The Magic of Monthly Giving

Fundoscopic photograph of a retina showing macular degeneration.

Register Now for the October 14 Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium

Registration is now open for our upcoming virtual Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium! The Council is partnering with the University of Wisconsin Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences to present this online, virtual event on Thursday, October 14 from 4 to 6 pm. Macular degeneration is one of the nation’s leading causes of vision loss in… Continue Reading Register Now for the October 14 Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium

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COVID Challenges Facing Blind People: Vaccine, Voting Accessibility, Virtual Learning

Here & Now: Vaccine Accessibility

A graphic of handwashing, sneezing, resting, and a hospital.


Online Grocery Shopping

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


Accessibility Toolkit

Our toolkit provides helpful hints and best practice guidelines to make information more accessible and engaging.

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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