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Donor Feature: The Council Thanks NeuGen for Supporting Education and Outreach Efforts

  The Council is committed to educating the general public as art of its mission. For the past four years, NeuGen (formerly WEA Trust) has generously supported Council education and outreach efforts by sponsoring a variety of programs that fit their organization’s guidelines. NeuGen provides health coverage for teachers and other public state employees in Wisconsin.   The support Wisconsin… Continue Reading Donor Feature: The Council Thanks NeuGen for Supporting Education and Outreach Efforts

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Student Spotlight 2020: Brandon Klas

Brandon Klas 2020 Council scholarship recipient, Brandon Klas, will attend UW-Whitewater as a sophomore this fall. Brandon wants to own his own business someday and he is majoring in entrepreneurship. He had a conversation with Katherine, Council Writer, about building relationships, future hopes and lessons he has learned during the COVID-19 quarantine. Katherine Corbett: While… Continue Reading Student Spotlight 2020: Brandon Klas

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A Way to Volunteer for a Cause you Care About: Apply to Become a Council Board Member

Board member Sharon Knaupf at a committee meeting. We are currently accepting applications for volunteer positions on the Board of Directors. Terms are three years in length and begin January 2021. Founded in 1952, the Council’s mission is to promote the dignity and empowerment of people in Wisconsin who are blind and visually impaired through… Continue Reading A Way to Volunteer for a Cause you Care About: Apply to Become a Council Board Member

AUDIO recordings

Macular Degeneration: 
A Conversation with Dr. Sanbrita Mondal

Listen to the audio version of About the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library

Eleven Amazing Accessible iPhone and Android Apps
 

Listen to the audio version of About the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library

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.

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: When you encounter someone with vision loss

Arrive Together

SMBMad: Social Media for All Presentation

Dining in the Dark Training