Dan Sullivan shares his heartwarming story about how the “kid with bad eyes” received mentoring from an unlikely source and helped him fit in on a small town’s beloved basketball team.
For Ericka Short, summers spent at the Wisconsin Lions Camp were filled with memories she will never forget. From meeting new friends to pulling pranks, Short always looked forward to those sunny days at summer camp.
Janell Groskreutz can recall vividly the day she realized her vision had changed. A time spent shooting hoops with her dad as a nine-year-old changed her life, but it never prevented Groskreutz from pursuing her goals, and she continues to shoot for her dreams.
Chad Nelson writes about the misconceptions that customer service workers have of blind and visually impaired people and gives tips for having positive interactions.
Mike Morris writes candidly about his emotional journey regarding his changing vision in the fourth part of a series detailing his vision loss.
Writer Dan Sullivan was able to take in the pristine beauty of a Northwoods morning recently by taking in the sounds around him. In his latest piece, he paints a beautiful outdoors portrait.
In the third piece of his continuing story, Mike Morris takes us through the days at work when he knew his vision had dramatically changed. But, through help from the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired and the support of family, Mike considers himself a lucky man.
Disability is often perceived as a negative, but in this two-part series, four blind and visually impaired people share their thoughts on the many positives of disability. Our second segment features writers Kathie Schneider and Annika Konrad. Disability has affected their lives in different ways, but for both, it has molded them into the people they are today.