70% of working age adults reporting significant vision loss are unemployed. As a result, 30% of this population is reported as living below the poverty line. However, at Vision Forward, we witness individuals working… Read More about Working Toward Independence
Celebrating 100 years of providing life-changing services to people who are blind or visually impaired.
September 1919: The Badger Association was founded by Adam Zepp, who became blind at the age of 16. The vision was to have a voice in the areas of economic, social and employment areas…. Read More about Celebrating 100 years of providing life-changing services to people who are blind or visually impaired.
As we celebrate our 100-year history, we also celebrate the legacy of those who have helped to shape the organization so that we continue to meet our mission. One of those people has been… Read More about Member Spotlight: Nona Graves
Helping individuals with vision loss learn how to travel the world safely. Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT)/Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist (COMS), Steve McAuliff, provides insightful direction. It is a bustling, sunny spring day… Read More about Program Spotlight: Orientation & Mobility Services
Cory Ballard, CATIS, Vision Forward Assistive Technology Specialist, recently presented at the International Envision Conference in Alabama on Visual and Non-Visual Technology for Accessing News, Novels, and Textbooks. Cory shared various technologies and content… Read More about International Conference Exposure
Round-up your annual gift to $100 Increase your annual gift by $100 Make a one-year commitment to provide $100/month Make a tribute gift in someone’s name for $100 Did you know? Vision Forward spends… Read More about How you can make an impact in our 100th year!
Thank you to TODAY’S TMJ4 and WISN Channel 12 for covering our #BeepBaseball event! This event is a great partnership with Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)‘s Men’s Baseball team, Teachers of the Visually Impaired… Read More about Beep baseball helps empower kids to be physically active
Mitch Harris from Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) is hosting a Feedback Session at Vision Forward to hear from constituents regarding major changes to the bus system over the next year. Their plans are… Read More about Transportation Feedback Session
Contact: Dena Fellows, Marketing Director, Vision Forward Association 414‐615‐0134 • cell 414‐526‐7998 • dfellows@vision‐forward.org October 25, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DINING IN THE DARK OFFERS A GLIMPSE INTO THE WORLD OF BLINDNESS Vision Forward… Read More about Dining in the Dark helps raise awareness of blindness and visual impairment
When you play the Canal Street Bingo game at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino now through Dec. 13, you’re helping raise funds for area children’s charities, like Vision Forward’s, giving them the gift of a… Read More about Share Your Heart!