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How Does the ADA Education and Reform Act Impact You and What Can Be Done to Influence Change

Recently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that jeopardizes the rights of people with disabilities. The ADA Education and Reform Act (HR 620) passed by 33 votes on Thursday, February 15. The Senate has yet to vote on this bill. The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired encourages you to learn more… Continue Reading How Does the ADA Education and Reform Act Impact You and What Can Be Done to Influence Change

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On Sight February 2018

Dive Deeper into JAWS: Research It, Flexible Web and Speech Manager highlight in March Assistive Technology Workshops The JAWS logo features a cartoon image on a shark. It smiles as small curved lines come from its mouth to represent soundwaves. You can check the weather, find books on Bookshare.org, even get the conversion rates for… Continue Reading On Sight February 2018

in the news

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

Here & Now: Vaccine Accessibility

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AUDIO RECORDINGS

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

Toolkits

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

Share Your Story

Share your experience with the Council and/or about living with vision loss. Stories we collect may be used in social media and publications. If you would like to remain anonymous, write “anonymous” on the name line below. Contact information is collected so we can reach out to you about your story. Contact information will not be shared.