Glaucoma is one of the most common causes of vision loss, especially for older adults and African Americans. Yet many people don’t fully understand what glaucoma is and why it’s so important to diagnose and treat it early. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an opportunity to educate more people about this “sight-stealing” disease that… Continue Reading Help Spread the Word about Glaucoma in January
It’s hard to believe the Council has now been around for 70 years! Please join us in celebrating all that we have accomplished so far and in looking toward the opportunities ahead to advance equity, access and independence for Wisconsin residents living with vision loss. We’re grateful to all of the founders, supporters, board members,… Continue Reading Happy 70th Anniversary to the Council!
Joe Tuttle spent his first year of college taking classes from his residence hall. It wasn’t quite the freshman experience he was looking for at Purdue University. But this year is looking much different, and it has made all the difference for Joe, who is among the Council’s scholarship recipients. Joe is studying Agriculture Education… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: Joe Tuttle
When Jean Kalscheur announced her impending retirement to her Council coworkers last spring, she chose her words thoughtfully. “My ‘sell-by date’ is approaching,” she wrote in an email to colleagues. Jean is reaching that sell-by date this month, leaving a legacy that has shaped the Council’s education and outreach mission. She joined the organization in… Continue Reading Council Bids Farewell to Education Program Specialist Jean Kalscheur
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