Latest updates

A young man wearing glasses and a hoodie that says Purdue Crew. Description automatically generated with low confidence

Student Spotlight: Joe Tuttle

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

A woman standing at a table on which several adaptive products are displayed.

Council Bids Farewell to Education Program Specialist Jean Kalscheur

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

in the news

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

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.