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New Year – New Communications Program Happy 2018! The Council is delighted to begin a new weekly email program to keep you up to date with everything taking place through our services, education and advocacy efforts. Every Monday morning, you will receive an email from us. The first email includes the month’s upcoming events and… Continue Reading JANUARY 2018 ON SIGHT

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How the Council Provides Essential Services During the Safer at Home Order

Council Education and Vision Services Director Amy Wurf at her home office. Council staff understand the need for information, connection and support during COVID-19. Even though the Council building is closed to the public and all in-person appointments and classes are postponed, staff are committed to providing essential services to clients and customers. The five staff in Vision Services are doing remote trainings, Calling clients to do wellness checks, giving educational… Continue Reading How the Council Provides Essential Services During the Safer at Home Order


Courier Spring 2023

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Courier Spring 2023 – Word
Courier Spring 2023 – PDF

Listen to the audio version of the Spring 2023 Council Courier

2022 Annual Report

Listen to the audio version of the Council’s 2022 Annual Report


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.

in the news

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

Covid 19 information

Here & Now: Vaccine Accessibility

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Find the COuncil on YouTube

Featured Video: Sharper Vision Store Staff Favorites

A Day in the Life with Denise Jess

Celebrating 70 Years of Advocacy, Empowerment and Service

Scholarship Ceremony 2022

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.