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On Sight August 2018

August On Sight Content Five Tips for Birding by Ear The group of 15 Birding by Ear attendees and 3 instructors pose for a photo along a trail at the Pheasant Conversancy in Middleton. Photo by: Madison Audubon Society. The Council is always looking for ways we can partner with other groups to bring interesting… Continue Reading On Sight August 2018

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GPS Technology

Travelling used to involve physical maps and trying to manually find locations. Today, navigating roads and finding the quickest route from Point A to Point B is more accessible thanks to Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. Continue Reading GPS Technology

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Young Man smiling with white cane

On Sight August 2018

August On Sight Content Five Tips for Birding by Ear The group of 15 Birding by Ear attendees and 3 instructors pose for a photo along a trail at the Pheasant Conversancy in Middleton. Photo by: Madison Audubon Society. The Council is always looking for ways we can partner with other groups to bring interesting… Continue Reading On Sight August 2018

Google Maps graphic showing a blue route from a red point to a green point.

GPS Technology

Travelling used to involve physical maps and trying to manually find locations. Today, navigating roads and finding the quickest route from Point A to Point B is more accessible thanks to Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. Continue Reading GPS Technology

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.

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