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Caution Area Under Construction

Under Construction

Please be advised that beginning the week of May 20, we will be doing repairs on the Livingston Street side of our building, this will affect access to that entrance and the adjacent sidewalk. We expect the project to last a few weeks. Please use the main entrance on Williamson Street during this period. As… Continue Reading Under Construction

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Sharper Vision Store Offers a More Supportive, Better-Informed Shopping Experience

Someone once said, “The internet may give you what you want, but it won’t give you what you need.” Whether it’s surfing for accurate product reviews day or purchasing a pair of shoes that fit properly from Amazon, internet shopping can be a true “buyer beware” endeavor. There’s no substitute for an actual storefront staffed… Continue Reading Sharper Vision Store Offers a More Supportive, Better-Informed Shopping Experience

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Sharper Vision Store is Here for Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Shopping Needs

Ready or not, here come the holidays! Still have gifts to buy? The Council’s Sharper Vision Store is your one-stop shop for adaptive products and other useful items that make great holiday gifts. We have many items that will delight your loved ones without costing a fortune. For example, games, including the ones suggested below,… Continue Reading Sharper Vision Store is Here for Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Shopping Needs

The words Cyber Week Sale, Monday, November 29-Friday, December 3 in various colors on a black background.

Once You’ve Digested Your Thanksgiving Fare, Get Ready to Feast on Cyber Week Savings

The Sharper Vision Store is pleased to announce that we’re having a Cyber Week Sale once again this year! This sale is an opportunity to get select items at special prices for FIVE FULL DAYS the week after Thanksgiving. The sale begin Monday, November 27 at 8:30 a.m. and runs through Friday, December 1 at… Continue Reading Once You’ve Digested Your Thanksgiving Fare, Get Ready to Feast on Cyber Week Savings

The legs of a person walking on snow with the aid of a white cane.

With the Right Preparation, Winter Conditions Need Not Be Dangerous and Disorienting

“Winter is not a season. It’s an occupation.” -Sinclair Lewis One look at Sinclair Lewis’ quote and it makes sense that the American writer grew up in Minnesota. Winter weather causes ice and snow, school closings, power outages, car accidents, falls and broken bones. It also should cause planning and extra caution. For people with… Continue Reading With the Right Preparation, Winter Conditions Need Not Be Dangerous and Disorienting

A person using a white cane approaching stairs

Getting Around: O&M Training Provides the Skills for Safe, Independent Navigation

Learning to travel safely is an essential skill for people living with vision loss. This is especially true when traveling outdoors, even in a well-known environment such as one’s own neighborhood. And those skills are even more important when navigating unfamiliar territory. If you just received your first mobility cane, proper training is critical to… Continue Reading Getting Around: O&M Training Provides the Skills for Safe, Independent Navigation

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Caution Area Under Construction

Under Construction

Please be advised that beginning the week of May 20, we will be doing repairs on the Livingston Street side of our building, this will affect access to that entrance and the adjacent sidewalk. We expect the project to last a few weeks. Please use the main entrance on Williamson Street during this period. As… Continue Reading Under Construction

A woman sitting at a table using a handheld magnifier while a man stands behind her watching

Sharper Vision Store Offers a More Supportive, Better-Informed Shopping Experience

Someone once said, “The internet may give you what you want, but it won’t give you what you need.” Whether it’s surfing for accurate product reviews day or purchasing a pair of shoes that fit properly from Amazon, internet shopping can be a true “buyer beware” endeavor. There’s no substitute for an actual storefront staffed… Continue Reading Sharper Vision Store Offers a More Supportive, Better-Informed Shopping Experience

Three large-print playing cards standing up in a clear plastic card holder

Sharper Vision Store is Here for Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Shopping Needs

Ready or not, here come the holidays! Still have gifts to buy? The Council’s Sharper Vision Store is your one-stop shop for adaptive products and other useful items that make great holiday gifts. We have many items that will delight your loved ones without costing a fortune. For example, games, including the ones suggested below,… Continue Reading Sharper Vision Store is Here for Your Last-Minute Holiday Gift Shopping Needs

The words Cyber Week Sale, Monday, November 29-Friday, December 3 in various colors on a black background.

Once You’ve Digested Your Thanksgiving Fare, Get Ready to Feast on Cyber Week Savings

The Sharper Vision Store is pleased to announce that we’re having a Cyber Week Sale once again this year! This sale is an opportunity to get select items at special prices for FIVE FULL DAYS the week after Thanksgiving. The sale begin Monday, November 27 at 8:30 a.m. and runs through Friday, December 1 at… Continue Reading Once You’ve Digested Your Thanksgiving Fare, Get Ready to Feast on Cyber Week Savings

The legs of a person walking on snow with the aid of a white cane.

With the Right Preparation, Winter Conditions Need Not Be Dangerous and Disorienting

“Winter is not a season. It’s an occupation.” -Sinclair Lewis One look at Sinclair Lewis’ quote and it makes sense that the American writer grew up in Minnesota. Winter weather causes ice and snow, school closings, power outages, car accidents, falls and broken bones. It also should cause planning and extra caution. For people with… Continue Reading With the Right Preparation, Winter Conditions Need Not Be Dangerous and Disorienting

A person using a white cane approaching stairs

Getting Around: O&M Training Provides the Skills for Safe, Independent Navigation

Learning to travel safely is an essential skill for people living with vision loss. This is especially true when traveling outdoors, even in a well-known environment such as one’s own neighborhood. And those skills are even more important when navigating unfamiliar territory. If you just received your first mobility cane, proper training is critical to… Continue Reading Getting Around: O&M Training Provides the Skills for Safe, Independent Navigation