Video Stories

Learn about the impact your support has in the lives of neighbors throughout Wisconsin who are living with vision loss.

Meet a few of the inspiring people with vision loss who have found the help and services they need through Vision Forward. More stories are at Vision Forward’s YouTube page.

McKinley’s Story

McKinley was born with a rare genetic retinal disease called Leber Congenital Amaurosis.

Dee’s Story

Sudden blindness was beyond anything Doyle “Dee” Ward ever imagined when he went in for back surgery. Within a moment of time Dee’s life had changed forever.

Shalene’s Story

At the age of 24, Shalene was left with no vision and the challenge of getting around her college campus. She shares her inspirational story of how she coped with the impact of vision loss and learned to live successfully without sight.

Jeb’s Story

Jeb, Professor and Associate Chair of the Graduate Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, shares how he continues to succeed as a math professor living with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a hereditary eye disease that leads to the degeneration of the retina.

Thank you for investing in people living with vision loss.

Together, with your support, we can positively change the present and future of people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired.